Mall masseur to defend assault charges

DAVID CLARKSON
Last updated 12:55 07/01/2013
Cunbin Zhang std
John Kirk-Anderson

REMANDED: Cunbin Zhang leaves court today.

Related Links

Masseur charged after mall massage More complaints about mall masseur Mall masseur may defend charges

Relevant offers

Crime

Serious incident in Stratford 'Enough evidence' in backpacker murder case Teen in court over Waikanae assault Teens investigated in relation to car thefts Pair unmasked after spooky Auckland park encounters Merchant + Capital fraudsters' parole hearing deferred Man set fire to Featherston house he built with ex-wife Man threatened to put officials' heads on poles Crime-scene laser camera in action Repeat drink-driver Leslie Gypsy Paaka sentenced

A Christchurch masseur accused of four indecent assaults on women at shopping malls may defend the charges.

Cunbin Zhang, 58, was charged with one indecent assault at the time of his first court appearance on December 10, but more women have approached police since then.

Zhang was granted a registrar's remand today, without needing to appear before the judge at the Christchurch District Court session.

He has elected trial, and the case has been remanded with Zhang on bail to February 15, for a post-committal conference. 

During the remand, a judge will consider the police evidence and decide whether the case should be sent for trial before a jury.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content