The Ministry of
There is much speculation and several false social media claims and statements by knowing or ill intended persons that have been made in public surrounding this matter. These statements have been brought to law enforcement’s attention.
The evidence for this matter has been reviewed at all steps since the commencement of the investigation between the Attorney General’s office and the Samoa Police Service (SPS).
This release is therefore to reassure the public as to the seriousness of this alleged offending and respectfully warn the public against any influence of the intended false statements and allegations being made about this investigation.
- SPS can confirm that the evidence alleges planning of a weapon, transportation and that cash was exchanged between the conspirators.
- SPS can confirm that the Hon PM is not related to any of the people involved in the conspiracy.
- The only involvement of the Hon PM is that of being the intended target for murder of this alleged conspiracy, nothing else.
If ongoing public false statements posted on social media by knowing or ill intended persons encroach on the investigation or hinder the course of justice in any way, then that will be taken seriously.
We appreciate the assistance of the village of Laulii to date. We encourage any of the public with any information related to this matter to come forward.
Otherwise, as and when law enforcement is able