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Op Bestland (Body in suitcase) Update

Op Bestland (Body in suitcase)

NZ Police CommCens Alert 21:00 18-04-2006 Auckland City

Location of incident: Auckland

Incident Type: Op Bestland (Body in suitcase)

Supplementary Media Release - Operation BESTLAND

Police staff investigating the murder of WAN Biao in Auckland on Thursday-Friday last week tonight charged two men - one with the murder of WAN Biao, the other with being an accessory after the fact. A third man being interviewed today has not charged.

A 21 year old student will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow charged with murder and a 21 year old unemployed man will appear charged with having been an accessory after the fact to murder.

Appeal for Information

Police want to speak to a group of about 4 women who were at the corner of Wellesley and Elliot Streets at about 3.25 am on the Friday morning 14th April 2006 (Good Friday morning) as they could have information useful to the inquiry. They are asked to contact the inquiry on 0800 BESTLAND. Calls can be made in confidence if preferred.

The hotline to the inquiry team is 0800 BESTLAND (0800 237 852). There is facility to transfer callers in a non-English language to an appropriate speaker.

B. J. Hollewand Detective Inspector.

Issued by: Inspector Paul Marshall

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