Statements from Counties/Manukau Police and Kawthar family
Statement from Counties/Manukau Police and Kawthar
'The incident in Manurewa on 9 November 2012,
involving the deaths of Inayat Kawthar (also known as Inayat
Samut) and Ramnitesh Avinash, has been referred to the
The Chief Coroner has authorised Police to
confirm that the matter is being dealt with as
murder/suicide, however Police will not make any further
comment on circumstances leading up to the deaths as they
will be subject to inquest
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