Election petitions set for hearing in the Election Court 13 April

 

Facing election petitions are MP Faumuina Asi Pauli Wayne Fong, Associate Minister Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi and Pa’u Sefo Taumata Pa’u

BY Lagi Keresoma

APIA, SAMOA: TUESDAY 05 APRIL 2016: Chief Justice Patū Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu has set all election petitions to be heard starting 13 April 2016.

The 6 election petitions are against woman MP Ali’imalemanu Alofa Tu’u’au, Associate Minister Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi, Faumuina Wayne Fong, Taefu Lemi, Speaker Leaupepe Toleafoa Fa’afisi and Lea’ana Ronnie Posini.

Three other MP’s, including the Minister of Police Sala Fata Pinati, Deputy Speaker Nafo’itoa Tala’imanu Keti and Pa’u Sefo Pa’u are facing criminal charges relating to the recent election.