Police Officer suspended after entering a house unlawfully

Tuli fakataimi e 'ōfisa polisi ko e hū ta'epoaki ki ha 'api 'i Pelehake

An off-duty Police officer had been suspended after complaint he entered a house in Pelehake without permission.

The 35-year-old officer was arrested and charged with unlawfully being on enclosed premises, Police Commissioner Steve Caldwell said.

Police received a complaint from the owner of the house that a person had entered it without permission.

Mr Caldwell has suspended the officer from duty yesterday Thursday 20 September 2018.

The officer was remanded in custody for appearance at the Magistrate Court today.

Police investigation continues and further charges are expected to be laid.


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