Prisoners, still at large after more than a year

By Pai Mulitalo Ale ,

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Tafaigata Prison: Both men had spent time at Tafaigata with Uolilo believed to now be in Australia and Chong Nee still in Samoa.

Tafaigata Prison: Both men had spent time at Tafaigata with Uolilo believed to now be in Australia and Chong Nee still in Samoa.

The Ministry of Police and the Samoa Prisons and Correctional Services are still searching for two prisoners who have been at large since the beginning of last year. 

The two escapees are Valufitu Fiu Uolilo and Pati Chong Nee. 

Mr Uolilo left the country for Australia and police are still looking for him. 

The spokesperson of the Samoa Prisons and Correctional Services Sagaga Galu Frost said Mr Uolilo’s case has been handed over to the Ministry of Police for investigation. 

However there have been no updates from the Police on thecase.

Sagaga also confirmed that Mr Chong Nee is still nowhere to be found.  Efforts to locate him have been unsuccessful.  The accused Uolilo, was sentenced to prison for two years for causing actual bodily harm and being armed with dangerous weapons. 

According to the Media Officer of the Ministry of Police Maotaoalii Kaioneta Kitiona he said they still haven’t received any updates on Mr Uolilo’s whereabouts. 

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