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Mother of dog-eaten baby makes court appearance

21 October, 2013 - 6:56 pm in COURT, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER 2013: The mother of a baby found partly eaten by dogs earlier this month appeared in the District Court this morning charged with infanticide. Justice Vaepule Vaemoa Va’ai adjourned the matter to November 5 to await…

Employee helped steal over $84 000

21 October, 2013 - 6:51 pm in COURT, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER 2013: A young woman organised two fraud schemes which cost her employer over $84 000. Convicted of 472 charges…

Deputy PM denies obstructing Police

20 October, 2013 - 7:02 pm in Government, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Politics, Traffic

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2013: Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo strongly denies obstructing Police after they’d pulled…

Man accused of incest takes own life

20 October, 2013 - 9:34 am in Community, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News

BY Lagi Keresoma APIA: MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2013: A man from Savaii island banished by his village for the alleged rape of his daughter took his own life afterwards. Police confirmed the incident Friday. Police were told the daughter made the allegation against…

Judge saw a man kick another’s head often

19 October, 2013 - 6:33 pm in COURT, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER 2013: A Supreme Court Judge saw a man kick another in the head multiple times. That's because a friend of defendant Tovi’o Ioelu had videoed the attack by mobile phone. The recording was court evidence which presiding…