Preventative detention, which is basically life imprisonment with no parole, is usually for recidivist sex offenders. Hence up until this week no woman had ever been given the sentence.
But Kino Hoki Matete with a truly appalling history of violence, has made history. Aged only 26 she is probably also one of the youngest to
have been given preventative detention.
A classic case of not mad, but simply bad.Tags: New Zealand