Yes, we know about the anger of a slain Sikh’s widow – now let’s find why the cops were tardy

March 5, 2010

When, oh when, will the news media stop beating the drum about a widow’s anger at the police delay in entering the liquor store where her husband was murdered almost two years ago?

The newspapers have regurgitated the story about her anger again today. The Herald says –

The widow of slain liquor store owner Navtej Singh believes police delays hindered her husband’s chances of survival, and is demanding answers over their actions.

Harjinder Kaur comforted her fatally wounded husband in their Manurewa store as police waited outside for 26 minutes, despite 111 staff having been assured the armed robbers had fled.

In the High Court at Auckland yesterday, as is being widely reported, one of the six men accused of Mr Singh’s murder, Anitelea Chan Kee, 22, was found guilty.
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