FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2014 file photo, Malaysian military officer Muhammad Rizalman Ismail stands in the dock at a court hearing in Wellington, New Zealand. Rizalman on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 pleaded not guilty to burglary and assault with the intent to rape, each of which carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years. Rizalman was working at the Malaysian Embassy in Wellington when he was arrested May 9 for allegedly following a 21-year-old woman home and assaulting her. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File) (The Associated Press)
WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand pleaded not guilty to sexual assault charges Friday.