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Bar owner faces drug, kidnap and sex allegations

Thu 29 May 2003 In: New Zealand Daily News

Details of alleged drugging, kidnapping and sex acts have emerged in the opening stages of a court case involving an Auckland inner-city bar and restaurant owner. 47-year old Philip Sturm, of Ottos, Cibo and Coast, is facing a variety of drugs and sexual assault charges involving four young men. The complainants, who all identify as heterosexual, say they were sexually assaulted while under the influence of Ecstasy and other drugs. The hearings continue this week.    

Credit: News Staff

First published: Thursday, 29th May 2003 - 12:00pm

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