Man arrested after helping escaped inmates

Tongan Police said a 47-year old man from Ha’avakatolo helped two prison escapees after they broke out of the Central Police Custody on January 31.

Police said the accused drove Viliami Kupu and Amoni Fifita 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.

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