Five members of a motorcycle gang have appeared in court after a man was critically injured during an altercation in West Auckland.
Police confirmed five men – aged between 18 and 24 – have been arrested and charged after the serious assault on a man in the suburb of Glen Eden yesterday.
Waitematā CIB Detective Inspector Kevin McNaughton confirmed all those arrested are members of the Comancheros, and the man was known to them.
They have been jointly charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
It carries a maximum penalty of 14 years’ imprisonment.
The five men appeared separately in Waitakere District Court this morning via audio-visual link before Judge June Jelas, wearing boiler suits and masks.
They were granted interim name suppression and remanded in custody without plea until their next court appearance on December 1.