Samoa sex crimes has reached epidemic proportions



Vui Clarence Nelson is known for his no-nonsense approach in his sentencing. He is a husband, father, grandfather and a Judge. In a sentencing last month which has famously been re-quoted over and over by the media, the Judge referred to the increases incidences of sexual assaults against young girls has reached ‘epidemic’ proportions in Samoa.

According to him these incidences are frowned upon by all cultures and that those who commit such crimes should expect no leniency from the courts.

Sources: Samoa Observer, Talamua

Photo: Majella Thomsen