New Zealand Police v David Booth [2016] NZDC 9399

Published 28 September 2016

Wilful damage — male assaults female — domestic violence. The defendant was found guilty on one charge of male assaults female and one charge of wilful damage after both charges were proven beyond reasonable doubt by the prosecution. The Judge found the complainant’s evidence to be reliable, consistent and honest, whereas the defendant’s was evasive and self-serving.Judgment Date: 23 May 2016.