Tonga’s Deputy Commissioner of Police Taniela Faletau (56) has taken up voluntary retirement effective March 1, after over 30-years of service. Trained in New Zealand the top cop was farewelled with a parade at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo, on Wednesday February 20.
A 28-year-old man from Fasi was found dead in his bedroom yesterday morning, October 31. Police ruled out any suspicious circumstances while awaiting the results of an inquest to confirm the cause of death.
A 25-year-old man had drowned yesterday, Thursday October 25 after his leg apparently got tangled in a nylon line that he used while diving for sea cucumber, on the northern coast of ‘Atata Island.
A 17-year-old boy charged with the production and the distribution of pornographic videos on mobile phones, appeared at the Nukunuku Magistrate’s Court today, July 26.
Four men have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 34-year-old man alleged to have been assaulted and left unconscious on the side of a road opposite Vaiola Hospital, early on Saturday morning, July 7.
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on Friday, June 29 after Crown Prosecutions offered no evidence.
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on bail on Monday, June 25.
Three men of Asian origin have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper on Friday, June 15.
Police are continuing a homicide investigation into the death of a 44-year-old shopkeeper, a Chinese national, who was found dead in his premises in Railway Road, Nuku’alofa, last Friday evening, June 15.
Tonga’s Acting Police Commissioner Taniela Faletau is reported to be doing well today, after collapsing at the Tonga Police Recruit Course prize giving ceremony on May 31.