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25-year-old remanded in custody over strip club assault

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Mon, 1 Jul 2019, 12:03PM
Apirana Ngata appeared in the Christchurch District Court today. (Photo / Chris Lynch)
Apirana Ngata appeared in the Christchurch District Court today. (Photo / Chris Lynch)

25-year-old remanded in custody over strip club assault

Author
Newstalk ZB ,
Publish Date
Mon, 1 Jul 2019, 12:03PM

It's been revealed the Christchurch man accused of beating someone inside a strip club, has gang affiliations.

25-year-old Apirana Ngata has been remanded in custody after appearing in the Christchurch District Court today.

He's been charged in relation to a violent assault which happened inside the Calendar Girls night club on Sunday morning.

The 27-year-old victim is still in hospital.

Today in court, Ngata was supported in the public gallery by a group of five men, all with King Cobra tattoos, who nodded to him in greeting.

He'll reappear next Friday.

 

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