21 Jan 2019

Samoan criminal escapes from prison again

12:44 pm on 21 January 2019

A notorious Samoan criminal has escaped from prison again.

Part of Tafaigata prison cells

Part of Tafaigata prison cells Photo: RNZI / Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia

Pati Sonny Chong Nee broke out of Tafaigata prison in the early hours of Sunday.

He last escaped in June last year, where he evaded capture for two months as he committed a string of robberies.

The police said he is considered dangerous and should not be approached.