Police have arrested a man in relation to a home invasion in Wainoni on Friday.

A 48-year-old will appear in the district court on Tuesday charged with aggravated burglary and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The attack happened after the victim discovered a man in his Cuffs Rd home about 7pm.

A Facebook post by the victim's brother said he had suffered a fractured skull, shattered left eye socket, broken cheekbone, broken right arm and a seriously damaged left hand.

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Police confirmed the victim sustained serious injuries to his body and head.