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BREAKING NEWS: Two women have been arrested and charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in Gisborne.
Amandeep Singh's body was found in scrub on a section of Kaiti Beach Road by people who were walking in the area on January 24.
Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Scott said the women, aged 24 and 25-years-old, have been charged with his murder.
Scott said it is believed Singh died on the evening of December 29.
Singh was reported missing on January 1.
Singh was an Indian national who immigrated to New Zealand in 2010 where he has worked as a field worker in various locations around the central North Island.
His immediate family have been advised of the arrests and they have expressed gratitude to the investigation team for their efforts.
Singh's wife lives in Tauranga and his family lives in India.
The arrested women have been remanded in custody until March 15 where an application for bail will be made.