A Pangai Community Police Station in Ha’apai, renovated at a cost of over half a million pa’anga was officially opened by the Governor of Ha’apai, Lord Tu’iha’angana, on August 2.
A search and recovery operation has ended after a coastal search of inhabited and uninhabited islands in the south west of Vava’u, failed to locate two Australian sailors who remain remain missing after their yacht Navillus was wrecked off Late Island two weeks ago, the Tonga Police said today.
Grant O’Fee of the New Zealand Police will take up his post as Tonga’s new Police Commissioner on July 2, according to the Minister of Police Hon Sunia Fili.
A preliminary inquiry of a police constable charged in relation to the importation and possession of controlled drugs, was adjourned to March 7, at the Nuku’alofa Magistrate’s Court.
A former Tongan police officer was cleared of charges that he interfered with the course of justice and of bribery connected to marijuana case evidence.