The defendant is charged [in Count ] with torture.
To prove that the defendant is guilty of this crime, the People
must prove that:The defendant inflicted great bodily injury on someone else;AND
When inflicting the injury, the defendant intended to cause cruel or extreme pain and suffering for the purpose of revenge, extortion, persuasion, or for any sadistic purpose.
Great bodily injury means significant or substantial physical injury. It is an injury that is greater than minor or moderate harm.
[It is not required that a victim actually suffer pain.]