29 Jan 2013

Man faces charges in Fiji in connection with death of a NZ boy

9:58 am on 29 January 2013

A man will appear in court in Fiji this morning in connection with the death of a six year old New Zealand boy from a gunshot wound on Saturday.

The dead boy was Mohammed Khan from Auckland.

His 14 year-old cousin was injured in the same incident.

The police say a 34 year-old pilot will be charged with manslaughter and contravening firearms laws.

They say he is the owner of the gun involved in the incident.

The boys were visiting a house in Nadi at the time.

The accused will appear in Lautoka Magistrates Court.