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SOW: Inquiry Launched Into Police Rape Allegations

STORY OF THE WEEK FOR WEEK ENDING 6th FEB. 2004

Commission Of Inquiry To Examine Police Rape Allegations

- Prime Minister Helen Clark has announced that the government will establish a Commission of Inquiry in response to the recent allegations about the Police. See... Commission of Inquiry to investigate Police
REACTION:
- Police - Commissioner welcomes Commission of Inquiry
- Greens - Greens want Police inquiry made public

Rickards Stood Down As Rape Inquiry Reopened

- Commissioner Rob Robinson today confirmed that the criminal investigation into historical allegations of rape by Louise Nicholas had been reopened and was under active investigation. Meanwhile Assistant Commissioner Rickards has been stood down. See… Criminal Invest. Reopened - Rickards Stood Down
MORE:
- Police Issue 'Clarifying Statement' on Rape Claims
- Commissioner orders review of Dompost allegations
ALSO:
NZ First - Independent Inquiry Essential Says Peters
ACT - Independent Inquiry Needed On Police Complaint
Greens - Greens want rape-claim inquiry widened

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