Kidnap case: Two people charged with abduction named

12:13 pm on 31 May 2019

Two of four people charged with abducting a woman in Wellington in March have had their name suppression lapse.

Wellington District Court.

Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

Samuel Anthony Gray, 27, and Willie Brandon Lance Malua Bentley, 30, are charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and abduction.

They have been remanded in custody until a case review in August.

Two women aged 26 and 35 have also been charged with abduction, but still have name suppression, and were remanded on bail until August.

All four pleaded not guilty to the charges in the Wellington District Court today.