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Deceased girl's evidence allowed in father's sex trial

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 04 September 2020, 9:00PM

The Supreme Court has allowed the use of an affidavit by a deceased girl, as evidence against her biological father who is accused of incest and other sexual offences.

The decision was made by Justice Leiataualesa Daryl Clarke who allowed the use of the statements from the deceased girl to be tendered as admissible hearsay evidence in the trial of the accused. 

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 04 September 2020, 9:00PM

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