Man found in cupboard after Nelson escape

  • 11/03/2016
Man found in cupboard after Nelson escape

A Nelson man who escaped police custody has been found hiding in a cupboard.

Ihaka Kawana, 22, disappeared while under police watch on February 26 and had been on the run since.

He was found between Thursday night and Friday morning hiding in a cupboard at a Hamilton property.

Kawana appeared in the Hamilton District Court on Friday and has been remanded in custody until March 17.

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