Charges dropped over attack on cop
One of the Kawhia men charged in relation to an attack on the town's sole policeman has had the charges against him withdrawn.
Jack Maikuku, 49, was charged with aggravated assault and assault with intent to injure over the alleged attack on Constable Perry Griffin last month.
The charges against Maikuku were withdrawn when he appeared in the Te Awamutu District Court this morning.
But another another man, with interim name suppression, also faces charges in relation to the incident.
He has been in custody since the alleged incident and has name suppression, was further remanded to reappear on March 18.
It is alleged he attacked Griffin after being tasered when the constable tried to arrest him.
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