16 Sep 2008

Solomons' official suspended after Premiers shown pornographic slides at conference

3:35 pm on 16 September 2008

The permanent secretary for the Ministry of Provincial Government in Solomon Islands has been suspended after pornographic pictures were mistakenly shown in a slide presentation at the annual Premier's conference.

The first day of the conference in Lata in Temotu Province ended in disaster when the slides were shown.

Our correspondent says the Premiers were furious at the disrespect and carelessness shown by the incident.

Police in Lata have confiscated the equipment used during the slide show.