Arrest made over Naenae hit and run

As put by Detective Inspector Haley Ryan:

Police have today arrested a man at a Lower Hutt address in relation to a hit-and-run in Naenae that occurred on the morning of Thursday 16 November.

A Lower Hutt woman, Anita Rani, died at the scene of the crash.

The 36-year-old is due to appear in Lower Hutt District Court today charged on a number of charges including driving causing death, burglary and a number of dishonesty offences associated with that night.

Police would like to acknowledge those in the community that came forward to speak with police or provide CCTV footage.

“This information was pivotal in the investigation. Without your help, we would not have been able to come to this result for Anita’s family and loved ones,” says Detective Inspector Haley Ryan.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.