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Friday 16 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 39-year-old man is in custody for allegedly stabbing his 45-year-old uncle during an argument over a piece of land at Fatai on Wednesday, 14 January.
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Friday 16 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police are appealing to the public for any information regarding the death of a 16-year-old boy on Sunday, 11 January at Vaiola Hospital, after he was found severely injured on the side of the road in Lapaha.
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Thursday 8 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people have died and two more have serious injuries after being hit by vehicles at Ma’ufanga and Hihifo Road, while one woman was electrocuted after touching a wire at her home in Kolomotu’a, in the first week of the New Year.
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Thursday 8 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 43-year-old man charged with the murder of his wife, who died from severe burns in December, will appear at the Mu’a Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 12 January.
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Thursday 18 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An off-duty 23-year-old Police Constable was charged for allegedly causing a car crash on Monday night, 15 December on Vuna Road that put two men in hospital.
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Friday 12 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Deputy Commissioner of Police, Viliami ‘Unga Fa‘aoa has been made the Acting Commissioner of Police effective from 5 December, following the retirement of Police Commissioner Grant O’Fee.
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Monday 24 November 2014
youths

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A brawl among youths, alleged to have been students, erupted in central Nuku’alofa on Saturday afternoon, 22 November.
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Monday 24 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 46-year-old man of Asian origin is recovering at Vaiola Hospital after he was found injured on a road in Veitongo on Saturday morning, 22 November.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested after a prison warden’s son was attacked with a machete during a robbery inside a warden’s home at the Hu‘atolitoli Prison compound in Vaini on Sunday November 9.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old Tongan man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a Chinese shopkeeper at Halaleva in February earlier this year.
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Monday 10 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newborn baby boy who was found alive after being abandoned inside shrubs at the gateway of the Mahina Fekite residence in Nuku’alofa on Sunday, November 9 is recovering well at Vaiola Hospital.
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Tuesday 21 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 19-year-old boy who sustained severe injuries allegedly consistent with stabbing during an argument in Ha’asini last night, October 20.
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Monday 6 October 2014
Neiafu, Vava'u
Na’asoni Lolohea (71) has been charged with reckless driving in relation to the death of a 20-year-man, who died after allegedly being run over over by a vehicle in Neiafu.
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Monday 29 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Police Remembrance Day, honouring police officers who passed away over the past years was held at the Tonga Police Headquarters in Longolongo today, September 29.
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Friday 19 September 2014
Car crash at Fatai

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old woman who crashed her vehicle in Fatai on September 16 has been ordered to pay for damage to a power pole, which left over 700 customers in five villages on the Eastern District without power for over three hours.
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Thursday 18 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 70-year-old taxi driver is in hospital with head injuries, while a 60-year-old Japanese man was flown to Australia today for treatment, following a road accident in Vaini, on Wednesday September 17.
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Friday 12 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sekope Fauolo was awarded the Baton of Honour during the prizegiving ceremony for the Tonga Police Recruits on Thursday, September 11.
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Thursday 4 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongan men (by ethnicity) are currently on death row and awaiting execution in the United States, according to a recent criminal justice report on death row inmates in America.
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Monday 25 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan fishermen rescued on a reef in the Lau Group earlier this month are in Suva to be flown back to Tonga soon once their travel documents are finalized.
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Tuesday 19 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A disturbing internet video highlighted by the New Zealand media yesterday shows what appears to be four Fijian men being shot dead in the ocean by Asian seaman from on board a fishing vessel.
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