Samoa's most wanted men remain at large

The Police are continuing their search for three wanted criminals, one of them prison escapee, Pati Chong Nee.

The other two men wanted by Police are Sosene Asomaliu, also known as Sosene Apineru, and Iolamo Moa.

Samoa's most wanted men as of today are considered armed and dangerous.

Police Commissioner, Fuiavailiili Egon Keil, told the Samoa Observer that they have received information about the sighting for Asomaliu and Moa.

He added that they will continue their search until the wanted individuals are captured.

He also issued a warning.

"Whoever is harbouring this guy will be charged for harbouring him so we'll keep on searching until we find him," he said. 

“So anybody with any information that can help us, give us a call and let us know so we can do our job."

Police also issued a statement saying that the wanted individuals are also believed to be assisted by someone.

“Samoa Police Service would like to remind the public that it is a criminal offence when one knowingly habours someone who is a known criminal and is wanted by the police,” read the statement.

There is also a bounty of more than $1,000 for information to assist police with the capture of Chong Nee and Asomaliu.

Asomaliu is also wanted on a Warrant of Arrest (WoA) issued by the Court for failing to appear in a previous criminal matter of burglary and theft.

Moa is from the villages of Faleatiu and Fasito'o is also wanted for alleged robbery, theft and assault.

Police encouraged the two men to turn themselves in.

Members of the public have been urged to contact police immediately for any information that may lead to their quick and safe apprehension.

Chong Nee has been on the run from police since January last year.

He is from the villages of Aleisa and Vaitele-fou and was also serving time for theft and burglary.















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