10 Sep 2008

Son charged with father's murder in Samoa

4:36 pm on 10 September 2008

A 28 year old man in Tufulele village in Samoa has been charged with the

murder of his 48 year old father.

The assistant police commissioner and spokesman, Papalii Li'o, says the

dead man was allegedly assaulted by his son who was under the influence of


Meanwhile the police have urged night club owners in the country to take

precautions after a young man was shot in a club in Apia last week-end.

Papalii says the owners have been asked to provide security checks for

guests to ensure no one is carrying a dangerous weapon.

A man has been charged over the incident.