New Zealand police have conceded that the individual named on a charge sheet as the homicide casualty of the supposed Christchurch mosques aggressor is really alive.
They said the naming on the report for the principal court appearance of Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, was a managerial blunder.
The assaults left 50 dead yet just a single charge of homicide was at first brought.
The mistake would not influence the lawful case, police said.
Police Minister Stuart Nash revealed to New Zealand’s RNZ: “It was a regulatory mistake, it will have no effect at all on the court procedure, I comprehend it’s been redressed. How about we convey this person to equity.”
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Police said they had apologized to the individual inaccurately named on the charging archive, which would be corrected. The individual’s name has been stifled by a court request.