Man accused of possessing weapons facing another charge

Another charge has been laid against a man who was arrested after police found weapons at a University of Canterbury hall of residence.

The 20-year-old is accused of possessing a knife and taser and now faces a further charge of possessing a prohibited part of a gun.

The man, who has name suppression, appeared at the Christchurch District Court via video link on Thursday afternoon.

He has been remanded on bail until his next appearance in April.