Gloriavale man whipped daughter over relationship: NZ Herald
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A Gloriavale man who whipped his daughter 12 years ago with a computer cord till she fainted said the punishment was intended to deter her from a romantic relationship with another young member of the Christian community.
Aaron Courage, 50, came before Judge Stephen O’Driscoll in the Greymouth District Court on Thursday morning for sentencing on one charge of assault with a weapon.
The court heard Courage had only stopped the whipping when he felt he had let his anger out, leaving his daughter.
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