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Tuesday 10 January 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have named Saia Tapueluelu from Fungamisi as the 28-year-old man charged with the death of 17-year-old Kelekolio Fahiua in Neiafu on New Year's Eve.
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Friday 3 June 2016

Yaren, Nauru
Nauru has abolished its death penalty and decriminalised homosexuality after recently amending its criminal code. Tonga and Papua New Guinea remain the only two countries in the Pacific to retain the death penalty for crimes such as murder, while six Pacific countries still criminalize homosexuality, including Tonga.
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Tuesday 29 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old father has been arrested and charged in relation to injuring his 13-year-old daughter when he allegedly hit her on the leg with a hammer at Pili in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 2 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
We are a people destined for failure because of the corruption we have allowed in our government. Crime is on a steep rise but that is to be expected...when our leaders set such a poor example. We have lost all dignity as a people. – ‘Aisea ‘Amanaki.
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Tuesday 17 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While Tonga's crime level remains about the same compared to last year, the number of common assaults and thefts has decreased, according to Tonga Police data on criminal offences that occurred between January and May this year 2014.
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Wednesday 14 March 2012
'Eua, Tonga
A 27-year-old woman has been charged with 24 counts for alleged embezzlement, falsification of accounts and theft, valued at $99,000 from her former employer, the Melie Mei Langi Company, 'Eua branch.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former accounts officer of the Tonga Post Ltd. who has pleaded guilty to five counts of embezzling $22,000 pa'anga, has been warned he can expect a prison sentence.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A prolific burglar was sentenced to six years imprisonment without suspension, for theft of jewellry worth $2,500 from a home at Ma'ufanga.
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Thursday 12 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Fonoifua received a suspended sentence of two years today for riotous assembly and breaking into the Molisi Tonga Supermarket and Leiola Duty Free Shop during the riots of November 16, 2006, in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 23 December 2008
Suva, Fiji
Two Tongan nationals in police detention in Korovou will be flown out of the country on the first available flight to Tonga.
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Friday 7 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ringleader of an armed robbery who shot and injured a man at a Nuku‘alofa carpark, was a professional criminal who had been let out of prison early for previous armed robbery and then reoffended.
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Tuesday 1 July 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men are being detained in custody on charges relating to the armed robbery and shooting that took place outside the Westpac Bank of Tonga branch at the Si'i Kae Ola shopping centre on May 26.
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Wednesday 25 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have been arrested and charged in relation to the armed robbery and shooting that took place outside the Westpac Bank of Tonga branch at the Si'i Kae Ola shopping centre on May 26.
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Wednesday 28 May 2008
Premium ContentNuku'alofa,Tonga
In a daylight robbery, three armed men ambushed a business cashier and shot her driver outside the commercial branch of the Westpac Bank of Tonga on Monday, May 26, snatching $3,000 cash.
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Tuesday 27 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men appeared separately in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court this morning and pleaded guilty to serious offences of destruction of the Pacific Royale Hotel and Fung Shing Supermarket arising out of the events of November 16, 2006.
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Tuesday 20 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kelepi 'Inoke pleaded guilty to stealing a safe containing $2,000 pa'anga from the TCF supermarket during the riots of November 16, 2006.
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Tuesday 20 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siosifa Kafalava (24) received a three years suspended sentence imposed by Chief Justice Anthony Ford at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on May 9.
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Friday 9 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Uele of Malapo appeared in the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court on May 8 and pleaded guilty to a charge of the destruction of the Molisi Tonga Supermarket during the riots of November 16, 2006.
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Friday 9 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 27-year old man from Nukunuku received a one-year suspended sentence today on two counts of housebreaking into the Shoreline office and the Nuku'alofa Club in the riots of November 16, 2006.
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Friday 29 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple from Ha'akame who pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining a $3,000 pa'anga loan from the Westpac Bank of Tonga by false pretences received a suspended sentence today.
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