A Mongrel Mob member who pleaded guilty to the murder of rival Outlaws member Peter Lui and robbing him of his patch, has been jailed for life.
Belmont Sonny Freedom Eruiti Te Aonui-Tawhaiwas a passenger in a car when he and co-accused Hemi Cahill spotted Lui driving his motorbike home on is lunchbreak. The Outlaws gang patch he wore on his back, became a literal target as they pursued him.
Te Aonui-Tawhai appeared before Justice Matthew Palmer in the High Court at Napier on Monday morning for sentencing in relation to one charge each of murder, aggravated robbery and assaulting a person with a blunt instrument.
Lui, a long-time member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, died on March 29 last year after being assaulted outside his home in Pandora, Napier.
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