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Wednesday 5 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States Government is still considering the extradition of Dean Jay Fletcher, an American citizen who escaped police custody in Vava’u last year after being charged with the murder of his wife on their yacht Sea Oak.
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Monday 20 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The yacht Sea Oak, allegedly the scene of a murder in Vava'u last year, which was seized in Pago Pago, American Samoa has been taken off the island and its whereabouts remain unknown.
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Friday 3 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A US court in Hawaii has found that Dean Jay Fletcher, an American citizen charged with the murder of his wife in Tonga, is extraditable for each of the offences in which the Government of Tonga had applied for his return to Tonga.
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Thursday 8 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga has formally submitted an extradition request to the United States Government for the return of Dean Jay Fletcher (54) to be tried in Nuku’alofa to face a charge of murdering his wife in July this year in Neiafu, Vava'u.
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Monday 10 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven Georgians including a 10-year-old boy appeared at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court in Nuku’alofa this morning similarly charged with dealing with forged documents, namely stolen Greek passports. The charge against the boy Armaz Khuluzauri a.k.a. Nilolaos Markopouloswas struck off.
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Thursday 10 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Payment of a settlement for an undisclosed amount of money to Audra Watts, the widow of Kali Fungavaka, will be made from the Tonga Attorney General’s Office, who will also supervise the setting up of a trust for the benefit of the victim’s children by his first wife.
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Monday 7 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is to pay an unspecified amount to the family of the late Kali Fungavaka who was killed in Tonga in 2012 while in police custody, after a deed of settlement was reached by the Crown and the estate of the late Kali Fungavaka who was killed in Tonga in 2012, after a Supreme Court declaration on Thursday, 3 March in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 2 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Member states of a Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group, including Tonga, reached a consensus to consider adapting or enacting new legislation to regulate virtual currencies, in London last week.
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Monday 10 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu No. 4 People's Representative Mateni Tapueluelu will be called to the Supreme Court to answer a civil challenge that might result in him losing his seat. It is alleged that his candidacy was unlawful because he had an alleged outstanding debt on the date of his nomination for the General Election in 2014.
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Thursday 30 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific prosecutors they are regularly under pressure from different sources and need to protect their role, Tonga’s Acting Attorney General ‘Aminiasi Kefu told the 6th Pacific Prosecutors Meeting (PPA) that opened in Nuku'alofa today.
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Wednesday 22 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Acting Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecutions has received evidence from the Supreme Court Registry regarding an alleged outstanding debt by People’s Representative for Tongatapu No.4, Mateni Tapueluelu on the date of his electoral candidacy registration.
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Thursday 30 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four workshops in Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence Training are being held to assist criminal justice professionals in Nuku’alofa from 24 April to 1 May.
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Wednesday 29 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seluvaia Motuliki (39) who pleaded guilty for fraudulently converting over $31,159 while working as a civil servant, had her sentence reduced on 21 April from two and a half year to one year three months.
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Wednesday 29 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two police officers were acquitted of the manslaughter of 'Inoke Pepa, and alternative charges of causing grievous bodily harm and common assault, by Mr Justice Cato, in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court yesterday, 28 April.
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Wednesday 22 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court judge will deliver his verdict on Monday, 27 April in the trial of two policemen charged with manslaughter in the death of a 20-year-old man in 2012.
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Friday 6 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’iha’ateiho was fined $2,500 pa’anga on one charge of possession of a firearm, a .22 automatic pistol without a license, today at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 26 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The importance of the independence of the judiciary was stated by Tonga's Chief Justice Paulsen yesterday, when he directed that sentencing documents in the case of Lord Tu'ilakepa should be released.
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Friday 23 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today's sentencing of Lord Tu’ilakepa on firearm and ammunition charges was adjourned to Thursday February 5, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court to allow time for a probation report.
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Monday 12 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two re-elected Nobles' Representatives to the Tonga Legislative Assembly are due to appear at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court this month. One noble is up for sentencing while the other for sentencing submissions on separate firearm and ammunition charges.
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Tuesday 18 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's current Cabinet Ministers will be in a caretaker Government after this month's General Election on Thursday 27 November.
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