24 Sep 2018

Samoa court officer gets suspended sentence for owning crack pipe

9:28 am on 24 September 2018

A court officer in Samoa has been given a 12 month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to owning a crack pipe.

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The Samoa Observer reports Mene Junior Su'a was caught by a senior ministry official whose cheque book had been stolen by Mr Su'a and used to buy methamphetamine.

Mr Su'a told his superior two other officers had also been involved in the crime and handed over a pipe he had used to smoke meth.