P.M. letter risked undermining court process: Justice Tafaoimalo

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 05 May 2020, 8:00PM

Supreme Court Justice Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren condemned a recent letter from the Prime Minister querying courts’ granting of bail as potentially undermining confidence in the justice system and compromising the integrity of the criminal process. 

In a 9 March letter the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, wrote to the head of the Justice Ministry seeking an explanation over bail grants for Lema’i Faioso Sione  and Paulo Malele  - also known as King Faipopo.

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 05 May 2020, 8:00PM

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