Woman assaults daughter with jandal

Last updated 09:00 15/01/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

Violence disclosure scheme praised Elderly woman critically injured in assault Patrick Dixon arrested following manhunt after police shot at in Auckland Dwindling community work sentences threaten local areas Kiwi boat captain accused of 'gross negligence' goes on trial for killing two co-workers on late night booze cruise Bridge the Gap - 'Fighting crime with love' Critically injured man found in Auckland Domain Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard supports boy racer caught clocking up 210kmh in highway race Axe attacker should be electronically monitored - victim's mum South Otago bomb hoax highlights mobile device threat

A Tauranga mother has been sentenced to 240 hours' community work for assaulting her daughter with a jandal.

The 28-year-old was given name suppression by Judge Louis Bidois at her sentencing in Tauranga District Court yesterday, SunLive news website reported.

She last month pleaded guilty to four counts of assault on a child.

She was found to have assaulted her four children, all aged under 12, with some of the assaults involving a jandal and folded belt.

Judge Bidois said her behaviour was irresponsible and disgraceful.

He ordered the woman to do a parenting course and put her under 12 months' intensive supervision, SunLive said.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content