Interim name suppression for rugby international
2.00pm Monday August 21, 2006
A rugby international has been given two days' grace before name suppression is lifted, to tell his father he is facing charges in court over an alleged domestic incident.
The suppression request was granted by Judge Stephen Erber in Christchurch District Court today when the man appeared on charges of assaulting a woman, possession of an offensive weapon, and threatening to kill.
Judge Erber remanded him on bail for a week, but said the interim suppression order would lapse at midday on Wednesday.
The man denies the charges and is due to appear at a status hearing on September 12.
Any ideas on who it could be this time?