Yesterday, four men and a woman were sentenced over the
murder of Justin McFarlane, a 35-year-old North Otago dairy
worker and small-time drug dealer. David Loughrey was in
court and looks back over case.
Justice Minister Amy Adams has ordered a new inquiry into
David Bain's compensation claim, prompting Mr Bain's
long-time advocate Joe Karam to launch an attack on the
Government's handling of the issue.