A 41-year-old man accused of murdering a young Fijian mother in Auckland last month can now be named.
Rohit Deepak Singh appeared in the High Court in Auckland this morning and pleaded not guilty to murdering 24‑year‑old Arishma Singh last month.
Singh is listed as a cabinet maker in court documents and was remanded in custody by Justice Simon Moore until March. A trial date is set for October next year.
Arishma Singh was found dead in her South Auckland home by her parents Rakesh and Aradhana Singh, when they returned home after visiting relatives.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.