The Kiwi star was sentenced for sexually assaulting six women during acting classes. Former Shortland Street star Rene Naufahu had earlier admitted indecently assaulting six women.
Aug 17, 2017 · Indecent Assault and Battery when the victim has an intellectual disability: Penalties of up to 10 years in prison, with a minimum sentence of five years. Indecent Assault and Battery when the victim is elderly or disabled: Penalties of up to 10 years in prison when the victim has permanent or long-term physical or mental impairments.
Sentencing for indecent assault depends on the seriousness of the offence – and in some cases, if a victim is underage, or is a child, or is elderly or vulnerable. Any allegation of indecent assault requires a specialist sexual offences solicitor to advise on charges and prepare a robust case for the defence.
Sentencing for rape and aggravated indecent assault The sentence for rape or aggravated indecent assault upon a girl or a boy must fully reflect the depravity and seriousness of the crime. In a series of cases, our courts have laid down that a person who rapes a young girl must be sentenced to imprisonment for a period of at least 10 to 15 years.
She had initially been charged with 42 counts of indecent assault, 10 counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 16 years old, 10 counts of statutory sexual assault ...