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Gun Related Crimes More Common, Not Tolerated in Samoa
Tala Nei News (Apia)
17 July 2004
Wounds inflicted or loss of life caused by the use of guns was far too prevalent. The District Court has said that before and will continue to do so, Justice Vui Clarence Nelson said, and noted that these type of offenses were regarded as serious by the court.
The judge made his comments in sentencing Sa'u Lalotoa Falamai, 55, of Apolima-Uta, to 12 months of imprisonment for causing actual bodily harm to three fellow villagers through the use of a firearm…