Storm star stood down over assault charge

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Melbourne Storm prop Tui Kamikamica has been stood down from playing duties nether the NRL's no-fault basal down policy.

Kamikamica past period was charged by Queensland Police implicit an alleged incident involving a pistillate extracurricular a Brisbane hotel.

After the 27-year-old was stood down by his nine successful aftermath of the alleged incident, it was contiguous revealed that the NRL has present placed Kamikamica nether its no-fault basal down policy.

The argumentation allows Kamikamica to proceed grooming with the nine portion being being paid, but helium won't beryllium allowed to instrumentality to the tract until the substance has been resolved.

"The NRL has contiguous advised Melbourne Storm prop Tui Kamikamica that helium volition beryllium taxable to the NRL's no-fault basal down policy," a connection connected the Storm website read.

Storm prop Tui Kamikamica (Getty)

"Kamikamica was stood down from grooming by the Storm successful November aft helium was charged with assault. He has since informed the nine helium intends to participate a plea of not blameworthy to the charges.

"The NRL's no-fault basal down argumentation allows Kamikamica to proceed training, but helium volition beryllium unavailable for enactment to play portion tribunal proceedings are ongoing.

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"As a effect of the policy, and having considered each disposable information, the nine believes it is due that Kamikamica returns to grooming tomorrow.

"The nine volition marque nary further remark arsenic the substance is present earlier the courts."

Kamikamica volition person a tribunal proceeding connected January 10.

Since making his debut successful 2017, Kamikamica has made 55 NRL appearances for the Storm portion besides representing Fiji connected 12 occasions.

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