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3 Back In Police Custody, 1 Still On The Run

Escapees Emosi Baledrokadroka, Maika Tovagone and Jonacani Qalova are back in police custody following an extensive 48-hour search. A Police statement said: “Emosi Baledrokadroka was arrested in Nakasi early this
30 Nov 2018 07:42
3 Back In Police Custody, 1 Still On The Run
Escapee Suliano Rokosuka (bottom right) was arrested on Wednesday while Police are still searching for (from top left), Jonacani Qalova, Maika Tovagone, Niko Taleimaitoga and Emosi Baledrokadroka.
Escapees Emosi Baledrokadroka, Maika Tovagone and Jonacani Qalova are back in police custody following an extensive 48-hour search.
A Police statement said: “Emosi Baledrokadroka was arrested in Nakasi early this morning while Tovagone and Qalova were arrested in Vugalei.”
Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has directed the taskforce to look into the involvement of those who have harboured or aided the three since their escape from lawful custody.
The taskforce continues with the search for Niko Talemaitoga and anyone who has information on his whereabouts is requested to call Crime Stoppers on 919.
On Wednesday night Suliano Rokosuka was arrested at Wailea Settlement.
Also arrested were a man and woman for allegedly harbouring Rokosuka.
Meanwhile, Brigadier General Qiliho has suspended 12 police officers without pay pending the outcome of the Internal Affairs investigation into the escape of five remand prisoners from police custody.
He has interdicted five regular officers and suspended seven Special Constables without pay effective immediately.


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