Police have arrested a second man in connection with the
alleged kidnapping of two Czech tourists south of Kaitaia
The 57-year-old appeared before a sitting of the JP Court in
Kaitaia on Wednesday on two counts of kidnapping, and was
bailed to his home until January 16.
A 47-year-old man arrested on the day of the incident was
bailed to the same date on two counts of kidnapping and one
of using a firearm in the commission of an offence.
The original charges of assault, presenting a firearm and
unlawful possession of a pistol have been withdrawn.
- The Northland Age