Boronika Hothnyang was convicted of murdering her best friend AW in 2011 by stabbing him in the chest with a kitchen knife. Boronika received a 14-year sentence.
ABC’s Background Briefing recently investigated this case in Murder on trial: Was a Melbourne woman’s conviction beyond reasonable doubt? Read More
“There are questions around the lack of a forensic link between Boronika and the crime, the several witnesses who are established as being unreliable, the lack of clarity around the quality of the interpretation, and definitely the very big problems about Boronika’s capacity to understand at the start of the investigation,” said RMIT University's Michele Ruyters, who is reinvestigating the case as part of The Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative at RMIT. Read More