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Thursday 23 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 10-year-old boy was killed on Monday, 20 June on Taufa’ahau Road at Pea, when he was hit by a car, whose driver is alleged to have fallen asleep.
Monday 20 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old woman died after allegedly falling from a moving vehicle driven by her husband (27) on Friday night, 17 June, near Telekava cemetery in Kolomotu’a.
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Monday 20 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 21-year-old man was found dead from a gunshot wound at a plantation in Ha’akame, Tongatapu on Saturday morning, 18 June, in a suspected suicide.
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Wednesday 8 June 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
A New Zealand court has indicted nine men and one woman for the kidnapping and death of a Thai woman, Jindarat Prutsiriporn in March this year. Among the accused are five Pacific Islander men: Tevita Matangi Fangupo (23), Luigi Havea (26), Panepasa Havea (25), Masi Vaifale (34) and Rogers Paleaaesina (25). A trial date has been set for next year.
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Friday 3 June 2016
Perth, Western Australia
A 27 year-old Tongan national Pita Manukeu has been sentenced by an Australian court to four and half years’ imprisonment for brutally assaulting and robbing a 24 year-old man in Perth last year. The victim Ajok Chol was beaten as he lay unconscious on a road, and was later rushed to hospital to undergo emergency brain surgery. Pita Manukeu has a wife and 5 year-old son in Tonga.
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Wednesday 1 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged with a laptop robbery that injured a shopkeeper on By-Pass Road in Pahu on Saturday evening, 28 May.
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Wednesday 25 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man from Sopu has been charged in relation to an alleged attack on a 21-year-old New Zealand woman on Saturday afternoon, 21 May at the ‘Atenisi Institute compound in Kolomotu’a.
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Thursday 19 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Governor of Ha’apai Mo’ale Finau has been charged with reckless driving causing bodily harm when he allegedly collided with an elderly pedestrian on Hihifo Road in Tongatapu on Tuesday, 17 May.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested and charged this morning in relation to two separate robberies at a beach resort and a home in Tongatapu, over the weekend.
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Monday 9 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The court case against Lord Tu’iha’ateiho has been adjourned to Tuesday 17 May, Tonga Police confirmed today.
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Monday 9 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the death of a 46-year-old man whom he allegedly ran over with his vehicle on By-Pass Road early on Sunday morning, 8 May. The deceased is alleged to have been sitting on the road.
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Friday 6 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An assault charge has been made against Lord Tu’iha’ateiho who was released on bail after being arrested Wednesday night for unlawful possession of ammunition (a bullet). Further charges have been laid.
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Thursday 5 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’iha’ateiho has been charged with unlawful possession of ammunition (a bullet) following his arrest last night Wednesday, 4 May at his home in Ha’ateiho, and is being held in police custody during an investigation.
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Wednesday 4 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who threatened and robbed a taxi driver of around $300 cash in Fangaloto, Tongatapu on Friday night 29 April is being sought by Tonga Police.
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Wednesday 4 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Gregory Paul Reynolds (47), the Tonga Police confirmed yesterday, after receiving a pathologist’s report. The New Zealander who died while visiting Tonga has been buried at Telekava Cemetery in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 2 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 31-year-old man, facing a murder charge in the death of his older brother, is to appear at the Nuku’alofa Magistrate’s Court on 25 May.
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Thursday 28 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police await a pathologist’s report before they will make further comment on the death of a New Zealand visitor Gregory Reynolds, whose body was found on Sunday, 24 April in a dense bush area close to the Liku’alofa Beach Resort on the western side of Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 27 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 31-year-old man was charged today with murder in relation to the death of his elder brother during an alleged fight at a home in Mataika, Tongatapu, last night Tuesday, 26 April.
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Tuesday 26 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a missing New Zealand visitor Gregory Reynolds was found in a dense bush area close to the Liku’alofa Beach Resort in Tongatapu on Sunday, 24 April. Tonga Police said no further details will be released at this stage.
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Friday 22 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police yesterday suspended a search for a New Zealand visitor Gregory Paul Reynolds (47), missing in Tongatapu since 8 April. The Police Commissioner said today they are satisfied there are no suspicious circumstances involved in his disappearance, and have met with his family who flew to Tonga.
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