A Tauranga security officer accused of attempting to arrange
for someone to murder his parents will defend the allegation
at jury trial.
Alan Francis Barlow, 42, who has denied a charge of
attempting to procure a special duties officer to murder
Kevin James Barlow and Diana Noeleen Barlow, made a brief
appearance in the High Court at Tauranga today before Justice
Justice Lang scheduled a two-day jury trial to begin in the
High Court at Rotorua on August 18.
The Crown alleges in October last year Barlow approached an
undercover police officer in Huntly and attempted to arrange
the murder of his parents, who are understood to be in their
Justice Lang set down a two-day trial to begin in the High
Court at Rotorua on August 18.
- Sandra Conchie of the Bay of Plenty Times