You are here

Results for Police and Crime

Monday 8 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four year-old boy died last night 7 February after sustaining serious injuries from a road accident on Saturday, 6 February at Tu’anekivale in Vava’u.
Wednesday 3 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been arrested and charged with injuring a man whom he allegedly shot in the kneecap during an altercation at a home in Holonga, Tongatapu on Tuesday night 2 February.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 1 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old Chinese man is in Vaiola Hospital with multiple injuries after he was violently beaten up by four persons also of Chinese origin during an alleged housebreaking at his home in Pili, Tongatapu on 19 January.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 28 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 63-year-old Tongan woman, a former Police Officer, has been charged with one count of perjury in relation to the Tongan passport investigation on Wednesday, 27 January. Twelve people have been charged so far and police are likely to make more charges as their investigation continues in Nuku’alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 27 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Since a Tonga Police Task Force investigation began in August last year, 11 people have been charged in relation to alleged fraudulent activities over the issuing of Tongan passports. While the investigation continues in Nuku’alofa, the Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said today that public speculation was “unhelpful” and he called for restraint in public commentary through the media in order to allow a fair trial of the accused.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 27 January 2016

Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man who allegedly shot two women seriously injuring one at Vaipua Bridge in Vava’u had allegedly used a .22 rifle during a confrontation with another group of people early Saturday morning, 23 January.
Node is premium Premium content

Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with injuring two women, one of them seriously, whom he allegedly shot during a confrontation at Vaipua Bridge in Vava’u, early Saturday morning, 23 January.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 22 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Burglars stole Tongan handicrafts worth around $5,800 pa’anga from the Catholic Women’s League centre at Ma’ufanga on Tuesday night, 19 January.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 18 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to death of a 36-year-old man whom he allegedly stabbed during an incident in Fua’amotu on Sunday night, 17 January.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 18 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A six-year-old boy is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he was hit by a vehicle on Friday, 15 January at Tokomololo.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 15 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are still searching for two men who robbed a Chinese shop in Fasi on Saturday night, 9 January, allegedly using an air gun.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 13 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have ruled out any suspicion in regards to the death of German man, Wolfgang Borner (59) who was found dead at sea in ‘Eua on December 30, 2015.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 12 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are searching for two men who robbed a Chinese shop in Fasi on Saturday night, 9 January, allegedly using an air gun.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 7 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mateni Topui (62) from the village of Navutoka, in eastern Tongatapu died at Vaiola Hospital on Monday morning 4 January after drinking from a bottle of hazardous weed killing chemicals, which is alleged was mistaken for Tongan medicine.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 23 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man is in custody for reckless driving causing harm, after he allegedly hit a woman with his vehicle on the side of a road in Ngele’ia on Tuesday night, 22 December.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 17 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 65-year-old Tongan woman has been charged with forgery in relation to forged Tongan passports that were issued using alleged false documents in Nuku’alofa.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 27 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have named a drowing victim, as Haini Muller (24) from Fatai, who drowned at Hufangalupe Beach, Vaini on 26 November.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 26 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man drowned at Hufangalupe beach in Vaini this morning 26 November after falling off the cliff while another man who jumped in to rescue him was saved by Tonga Police.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 23 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Inoke Mapaleve Mo’unga (32) drowned at Laulea Beach in Fatumu, on the eastern coast of Tongatapu, after he was swept away by strong currents on Saturday, 21 November.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 10 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 18-year-old driver of a vehicle that crashed into the entrance of the Queen Mother’s residence, Tufumahina, on Sunday 8 November. has been arrested and charged.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages