The man accused of the Christchurch mosque shootings could become the first person in New Zealand history to be sentenced to life in jail without parole. The sentence is an option within the Sentencing Act that has never been imposed. The longest sentence has been life with a minimum non-parole period of 30 years. Simon Shamy is a spokesperson for the Law Society's Criminal Law Committee, and speaks to Susie Ferguson.
3 Apr 2019