29 Jan 2009

Senior police officer in Samoa faces sex charges

11:12 am on 29 January 2009

A senior police officer in Samoa has been charged with one count of sodomy and five indecent assault charges.

The senior officer's name and rank are withheld as the complainant is a former Olomanu Juvenile prison inmate.

Police say the senior officer will soon be put on suspension to await the outcome of his charges in court.