Taxi Driver

Taxi driver in Samoa flees carjackers

Police Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon Keil has confirmed David Paulo, 20, and Matthew Asimalu, 18, are in custody following the incident.

TheĀ Samoa ObserverĀ reports they are alleged to have entered a taxi parked in front of a Vaiusu store and put a knife to the driver's neck before ordering him to drive.

The driver told police that during the joyride he managed to drive his taxi into a ditch at Moata'a village and escape.