“Driver of getaway vehicle charged”

Media Release

Friday 3 February 2017

Update 3

Please attribute to Deputy Police Commissioner Pelenatita Fe’ao Vaisuai, Tonga Police

Police from the Nukunuku District Station have arrested and charged a 47-year old man from Ha’avakatolo in relation to his role in helping the two escaped prisoners Vilimi Kupu and ‘Amoni Fifita.

The accused drove the two escaped prisoners to and from the shop in Kolovai that they robbed while on the run from Police.

He has been charged with conspiracy and abetment of crime. He is remanded in police custody to appear at the Fasi Magistrate Court on Thursday 9th February, 2017.

-ENDS-

Issued by the: Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo, (676) 23 318, (676) 23 323 Fax: (676) 23 036; for media enquiries – Email: siaadams@police.gov.to or siaadams@gmail.com 

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