Youths named in court

01:09, Nov 16 2012

Three youths who face charges relating to a serious assault in Invercargill can now be named.

They are Joseph Rameka Turei, 19, Hetaraka Phillipson Heita, 17, and Hape Charles Waddell, 19.

The trio appeared in Invercargill District Court today before Judge Michael Behrens each charged with causing grievous bodily harm to Martin Keen with intent to injure on October 28.

Turei was remanded on bail to January 9 for a post committal conference.

Heita and Waddell were remanded in custody to December 11 for an electronic bail application.

The trio also appeared on unrelated charges.

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