Police name stabbed pair

Last updated 20:55 21/05/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

13-year-old boy assaulted in Greymouth Hunterville farmer allegedly shot at by poachers Another hospitalised with stab wounds in Lower Hutt violence spree Losi Filipo and Wellington Rugby judged by the court of public opinion Girl,17, remanded in custody due to risk she poses to public West Coast cop facing second investigation after IPCA findings on illegal detention Judge in Losi Filipo firestorm offered second chance to another rugby player Police forced to drop investigation into school board that employed sex offender Man serves equivalent of 14 months jail while waiting for his trial date Female victim speaks out about Losi Filipo's attack

Police have formally identified Farhat Rana Malik, 55, and Sidra Noor Malik, 18, as the victims of a stabbing in West Auckland on Monday.

Ishrat Malik, 55, has been charged with the murder of the mother and daughter.

Farhat Malik and her daughter Sidra Malik were killed in the home on Pooks Rd, Ranui.

Ishrat Malik, who lived at the same address, appeared in Waitakere District Court on Tuesday.

He had called police to the house about 10am on Monday. He was taken with officers to help with inquiries into the double homicide investigation and later arrested.

Police weren't looking for anybody else in relation to the incident.


Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content