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Man Due To Re-Appear In Court Following Murupara Assault

One man is due to re-appear in the Rotorua District Court next week, after an alleged assault to a church pastor in Murupara early Sunday morning.

Police had received a report at 3.50am of an assault in a church building on Pine Drive, Murupara.

"The 32-year old man appeared in court yesterday and is due to re-appear next Tuesday," A Police spokesperson says.

The Rotorua Daily Post reported, the faced charges included assault and threatening to kill/do bodily harm.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.


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