Escaped remand prisoner arrested; four still on the run

The five remand prisoners escaped from the Suva Courthouse cell block. Picture: SUPPLIED

ONE of the five remand prisoners that had escaped from the Suva Courthouse cell block on Tuesday afternoon has been arrested.

In a statement released this morning Chief Operations Officer ACP Maretino Qiolevu confirmed this saying Suliano Rokosuka was arrested by a special taskforce at Wailea settlement last night and is currently being held at the Nabua Police Station.

ACP Qiolevu said a man and a woman have also been arrested for allegedly harbouring Rokosuka.

He said the duo are being questioned at the Nabua Police Station.

Meanwhile the search continues for the other four escapees and the taskforce continues to work around the clock to ensure all are arrested.

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