Tui Kamikamica has been stood down by the Melbourne Storm aft being charged by Queensland Police implicit an alleged incidental involving a pistillate extracurricular a Brisbane hotel.
The Storm was made alert of the charges connected Thursday day earlier instantly notifying the NRL Integrity Unit.
"Due to the seriousness of the allegations, the nine made the determination to basal down Kamikamica, pending his plea successful effect to the allegations, the NRL Integrity Unit probe and the nine concluding a formal, in-person interrogation with Kamikamica, who remains retired of state. This volition instrumentality spot adjacent week," the Storm said successful a nine statement.
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"Storm believes firmly that determination is nary spot successful the crippled oregon nine for unit against women astatine immoderate time, successful immoderate circumstance.
"The nine volition not marque further remark until it has been advised of Kamikamica's plea and conducted further enquiries."
According to a Queensland Police statement, the pistillate progressive was not known to the 27-year-old.
"Police person charged a 27-year-old Sunnybank Hills antheral with battle occasioning bodily harm pursuing an incidental successful Fortitude Valley connected November 13," a Queensland Police connection read.
"Police volition allege the antheral assaulted a 30-year-old woman, who was not known to him, extracurricular an Ann Street business.
"On November 25, pursuing an investigation, helium was issued with a Notice to Appear astatine the Brisbane Magistrates Court connected January 10, 2022."
The Fijian has made 55 NRL appearances for the Storm since making his debut backmost successful 2017 and has besides represented his state connected 12 occasions.
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