4 Mar 2009

Trial date set over liquor store owner's death

6:34 pm on 4 March 2009

A trial date has been set for seven men charged in relation to the death of a South Auckland liquor store owner.

Navtej Singh died in June last year after he was shot during an aggravated robbery in his store.

Anitelea Chan Kee, Jason Naseri, Myron Felise, Tino Felise, Eti Filoa and Walter McCarthy will stand trial for murdering Mr Singh.

Anitelea Chan Kee, Jason Naseri, Myron Felise and Tino Felise are also charged with aggravated robbery and armed robbery.

The seventh man, Mefiposeta Chan Kee, is charged with disposing of evidence.

The men will stand trial at the High Court in Auckland in February next year.