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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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Monday 18 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Law enforcement agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 15 August to share information and work together in order to tackle serious financial and commercial crimes.
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Thursday 14 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Nomuka fishermen rescued on a reef in the Lau Group last week, remain on Oneata Island waiting for rough seas to calm before they can be transported to Suva for their return to Tonga.
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Monday 11 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police this morning confirmed that the three Tongan men found at Oneata on the Lau Group on Friday, 8 August are the missing fishermen.
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Friday 8 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji authorities today believed they had found three missing Tongan fishermen at Oneata in the Lau Group. The men who were discovered on a reef by divers are now believed to be safe on Oneata Island.
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Wednesday 6 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A video that appears to show a Tongan police officer repeatedly punching and kicking a teenager, who is not retaliating, has caused outrage among Tongans today after it was posted on a Facebook page.
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Tuesday 5 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The search and rescue operation for three fishermen from Nomuka who have been missing since 30 July has been called off.
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Monday 4 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men in their 20’s have died after crashing their vehicles in separate road accidents in Ma’ufanga and Vaini last week.
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Monday 4 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation is underway to find three fishermen from Nomuka, Ha’apai, who have been missing since Wednesday, 30 July.
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Wednesday 30 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 39-year-old man who was found dead in his car at Talafo’ou on Friday 25 July is reported to have died from a suspected heart attack.
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Monday 28 July 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Police have donated three bicycles, torches and vests, to the Fatumu village Community Patrol Post to assist volunteers in their patrolling of their community.
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Friday 25 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have identified ‘Aisea Tu’ineau Latu (49) as the man killed on Tuesday, 22 July at Afa on the eastern district of Tongatapu.
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