Nuku’alofa businessman, and former parliamentary candidate, Saia Moehau, and Epic International Ltd., have lost an appeal over Westpac Bank of Tonga’s claim against him in seeking to recover debts amounting to over $1 million pa’anga.
Tonga Court of Appeal
Lord Lasike was acquitted this morning on a charge of illegal possession of ammunitions without a license, after his appeal against his conviction was allowed by Tonga’s Court of Appeal.
An appeal by Lord Lasike against his conviction on illegal possession of ammunitions without a license was heard today at Tonga’s second Court of Appeal session and a judgement will be delivered on Friday, October 12.
A new judge will join the second session of Tonga’s Court of Appeal on October 2-12, and hear nine appeal cases, including one by a former Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly, Lord Lasike.
An appeal by Lord Lasike against his conviction on unlawful possession of ammunitions without a license, will be heard in October.
Justice James Burchett (81), Tonga’s longest serving judge of its Court of Appeal, for 20 years, retired from the service on Friday, April 27.