My Decision Not To Contact Police Says Donnelly
21 September 2002
NOT TO CONTACT POLICE SAYS DONNELLY
NZ First MP Brian
Donnelly says that it was his decision not to immediately
call the police following the fracas in Wellington on
"When I heard the restaurant manager ask
if we wanted to call the police I was just getting off the
ground. I made sure no major damage had been done and all I
wanted to do was go home. My decision not to call the police
was made there and then.
“I had just been punched in the
face, kicked in the head and was dazed. All I could think of
was that irrespective of the rights and wrongs of the case,
a “no-win” situation had been created.
“This weekend I
will talk to the police and discuss laying charges over the
incident,” said Mr
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