Police officer allegedly breached Auckland border control for funeral

A police officer has allegedly breached Auckland’s border controls to go together with a gaggle to a funeral.

An inside investigation has been launched after an alleged police resolution to permit journey by a boundary checkpoint with out an applicable exemption, a police spokeswoman stated.

“As police currently understands it, this involved a member of police accompanying a group of people across an alert level boundary, so they could attend a burial a short distance away,” she stated.

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Police have confirmed the journey was not permitted by the Ministry of Well being, however additional enquiries into the matter had been being made to grasp the decision-making across the case, she stated.

They’ve additionally notified the IPCA, the unbiased police watchdog.