Police continues search for two fishermen in Savai’i


The search for the two remaining bodies missing out at sea since Sunday continues today in Taga.

Police search teams were in Asau yesterday and the search has been unsuccessful.

On Sunday three men drowned in separate incidents, in Asau and Taga while out fishing, but one body was recovered and Police and village members have been diving around the areas.

Deputy Police Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo told Radio Polynesia the search will continue today and will likely officially call off the search later this week.

In Taga Silipa Witness Taulapapa a father of three went fishing using a fishing line, on the rocks on Saturday night, but did not return home by Sunday morning, this is according to a family member.