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Mana Whanonga Pirihimana Motuhake

Off-duty officer investigated for allegedly supplying a Class B drug to a member of the public

20 April 2021

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a notification from Wellington District alleging an off-duty officer supplied a Class B drug to a member of the public at a bar. Police investigated the matter and found there was sufficient evidence to charge the officer for drug offending. The officer pleaded guilty and was discharged without conviction by the District Court. The officer resigned from Police.

The Authority is satisfied with how the Police conducted their investigations and the outcomes they reached.

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