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THE TRIAL OF TUHI.

[By Telegraph.]

Wellington, To-day.

At the Supreme Court this rooming, Tulii alias Tuhiata, alias Te Karea, was arraigned on the charge of murdering Miss Dobic. Tuhi pleaded not guilty. Mr. Fonvood, counsel for the defendant, made an application for a postponement of the trial, on thcground that the defence required that Colonel Roberts should be in attendance to give evidence, it being said that prisoner had made a statement to him, on certain inducements, previous to “uhi making his confession. After argument, it was found that one of the witnesses in the case, who is now in Wellington, was present during the conversation with Roberts, and therefore the postponement was not necessary.

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THE TRIAL OF TUHI., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880

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THE TRIAL OF TUHI. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 215, 13 December 1880

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