Public misinformed, say police

By Deidre Fanene ,

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Police Spokesperson: Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu

Police Spokesperson: Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu (Photo: File)

The suspect in the theft of a missing half a million tala from the Yazaki EDS Samoa Limited is still on the run in New Zealand.

This was confirmed by the police spokesperson Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu during a press conference on Thursday.

“I want to correct this because the information that was given to the media last week was not correct,” he said.

“The Transnational Crime Unit are still in contact with the New Zealand police in the search for the accused.

“Like I said before, when we received the complaint in regards to this matter we found out that the suspect had already left the country.

“The accused fled the country last year before the police had completed their investigations.”

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