12 Mar 2012

Policeman in Samoa being investigated for alleged rape of woman officer

5:54 am on 12 March 2012

A policeman in Samoa is being investigated for the alleged rape of a policewoman at the new police post located at the Faleata sports complex.

The incident had happened in 2010 however the internal inquiry handled by the police professional standards unit has not been completed.

The police commissioner, Lilomaiava Fou Taioalo, has told a local newspaper the inquiry is still being carried out.