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New allegations of corruption at Samoaís Tafaigata prison
4 sept. 2013 - RNZI.

A Commission of Inquiry into allegations of corruption at Tafaigata prison in Samoa, has taken a new turn, with the attorney generalís office now stepping into assist with the inquiry.

The police commissioner, Lilomaiava Fou Taioalo, and assistant commissioner who heads Tafaigata prison, Seaga Uili Lafaele, have been suspended as the inquiry into conditions at the prison gets underway.

Our correspondent, Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia, told Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor government inquiries usually involve the attorney generalís office, so it came as a surprise when the government announced this inquiry was being led by the ombudsmanís office.

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