23 Jun 2006

Senior police officer in Samoa faces sexual harassment allegations

7:14 am on 23 June 2006

A senior police officer in Samoa's Police Force is under investigation for allegedly sexually harassing a junior police woman.

Assistant Police Commissioner and spokesman Papalii Li'o says the Commissioner is dealing with the investigation.

He says the senior officer was heading one of the divisions, but he has been removed from the position temporarily to await the outcome of investigations.