Tui Kamikamica resigned by Melbourne Storm after alleged incident involving woman outside Brisbane hotel

Tui Kamikamica was dismissed from his post by the Melbourne Storm after being indicted by Queensland Police over an alleged incident involving a woman outside a Brisbane hotel.

The Storm was made aware of the charges Thursday afternoon before immediately reporting them to the NRL Integrity Unit.

“Due to the seriousness of the allegations, the club made the decision to withdraw Kamikamica, pending its plea in response to the allegations, with the NRL Integrity Unit investigation and the club concluding a formal in-person interview. with Kamikamica, who remains absent This will take place next week, ”the Storm said in a club statement.

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“Storm strongly believes that there is no place in the game or in society for violence against women at any time, under any circumstance.

“The club will not make any further comments until they have been made aware of Kamikamica’s plea and conducted further investigations.”

According to a Queensland Police statement, the woman involved was not known to the 27-year-old man.

“Police charged a 27-year-old man from Sunnybank Hills with assault causing bodily harm following an incident in Fortitude Valley on November 13,” a Queensland police statement read.

“Police allege the man assaulted a 30-year-old woman, whom he did not know, outside an Ann Street business.

“On November 25, following an investigation, he received a notice to appear in Brisbane Magistrates’ Court on January 10, 2022.”

The Fijian has made 55 NRL appearances for the Storm since his debut in 2017 and has also represented his country 12 times.

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