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Association supports Pora compensation

Association supports Pora compensation

The Police Association fully endorses the decision to compensate Teina Pora for wrongful imprisonment. The Association also believes the decision to apologise is the right one.

The Association called for an inquiry into the Pora case in 2013 due to concerns raised by some senior police officers about the soundness of the conviction. We believe the subsequent decision by the Privy Council to quash the conviction was the correct one.

Commentators around this issue should note that much of the evidence and corroboration against Teina Pora was provided by his family and associates.

The Association believes Mr Pora is deserving of compensation and an opportunity to move on with the rest of his life.

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