R v Chay Hare [2017] NZDC 2418

Published 18 May 2017

Rape — male assaults female — sexual violation by sexual connection — injuring with intent to injure — attempting to pervert the course of justice — sentencing. The defendant was sentenced on a lead charge of rape to eleven years' imprisonment. Concurrent sentences were to be served on two charges of sexual violation by sexual connection, one charge of male assaults female, one charge of injuring with intent to injure and one charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice. The defendant was given a three-strikes warning for the offending. Judgment Date: 3 February 2017. * * * Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements. * * *