The Ministry of Police and Prisons has reinstated, suspended Police Prosecutor Khamthan Stanley.

He is due back to work today.

This was confirmed in a memorandum issued by the Ministry of Police and Prisons and obtained by Radio Polynesia.

The internal memorandum issued on the 31 December, 2021 was endorsed by Acting Police Commissioner, Papalii Monalisa Tiai-Keti.

Sargeant Stanley was charged together with a High Chief of Vaiusu, Ulugia Lomalasi Laufili in relation to the death of a 20 year old man in 2019.

Last month the men were discharged without conviction. They were initially charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of a Vaiusu man.

However the men pleaded guilty to a joint charge of causing bodily harm.

This case was initially held before the Supreme Court, however the charge was reduced to actual bodily harm, which led to the transferral of the matter to the District Court.

The internal memorandum says that pursuant to the Police Service Act 2019 the Acting Commissioner approved the resumption of duties for Sergeant Khamthan Stanley effective on 4 January, 2022.

Sergeant Stanley is instructed to report to the Officer in Charge of Training session on Tuesday, for a two day refresher tanning prior to reporting to the Officer in Charge of the General Policing for further instructions.