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Friday 24 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police will block three major road intersections in Nuku’alofa CBD on Saturday night, November 25 from 7:00pm to midnight as part of ‘Operation for Safer Streets and Public Order’. Nuku’alofa is expected to be full of fans following tomorrow’s semi-final game between Mate Ma’a Tonga and England. Police are urging drivers to be responsible and passengers not to sit on the top of vehicles.
Friday 24 November 2017

Sydney, Australia
A Tongan man in Sydney, Semi ‘Tongan Sam’ Ngata (59), has survived being shot in the back by a suspected hitman at a Sydney home last Friday night 17 November. Semi Ngata is the long-time body guard of a high-profile businessman John Ibrahim who operates a string of nightclubs throughout Sydney.
Friday 24 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 41-year-old man was reported to have committed suicide on November 2.
Friday 24 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were charged with possession of cannabis when they were arrested on November 11, in Nuku'alofa.
Tuesday 21 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men are pending court appearances after being arrested for possession of cannabis, methamphetamine and ammunition, during two separate search warrants in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 21 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 30 year-old woman, who was sitting on the back of a utility van, broke her arm after she fell on the road at Pea, when a group of men threw water at her passing vehicle during celebrations on the roads for the Mate Ma’a Tonga win over Lebanon in a Rugby League World Cup match on November 18.
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Monday 20 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 60-year-old grandfather has been charged with bodily harm after he is alleged to have accidentally shot his daughter and four-year-old son with a .22 rifle, during an incident on Saturday night at Hofoa.
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Monday 13 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although there were 40 arrests related to alcohol on Saturday night, and heavy traffic build-ups following the Mate Ma’a Tonga’s historical win over New Zealand, Tonga Police were generally pleased with public behaviour, Tonga Police Commissoner Stephen Caldwell said today.
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Saturday 11 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old woman from Ma’ufanga has been charged with obtaining money by false pretences when she allegedly lied to a seasonal worker that she would submit her visa application for Australia.
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Saturday 11 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 68-year-old man is detained in custody after being charged with attempted carnal knowledge of a minor, an eight-year-old girl in Ha’apai.
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Saturday 11 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 21-year-old female student at the St Joseph’s Business College suddenly died on November 1, after collapsing at the school compound in Fasi.
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Wednesday 8 November 2017
East Oakland-California, USA
The Tongan Community in East Oakland of California, are mourning the passing of 18-year-old Soane Mausia, who was shot and killed outside his home. Soane’s 16-year-old brother was injured in the shooting but is reportedly recovering in hospital.
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Wednesday 8 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men were arrested last week, after Tonga Police executed search warrants and seized cannabis at separate properties in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 1 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police investigation is underway regarding allegations from the family of a 16-year-old student from New Zealand that he was assaulted by a police officer and badly bruised during an arrest for offences relating to disorderly behaviour on Sunday night, October 29. He was with a group of youths who were celebrating in Nuku'alofa after watching on television Tonga’s National Rugby League team Mate Ma’a Tonga defeat Scotland in a Rugby League World Cup match.
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Wednesday 1 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The owner of Super Cheap, a closed car dealer in Tokomololo has been charged with obtaining money, reportedly $7,500 pa’anga by false pretence from a client.
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Wednesday 1 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with cannabis and methamphetamine at a home in Kolomotu’a on October 26. They are due in court on Friday, November 3.
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Friday 27 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old man lost five teeth in an alleged assault at Dupincia Bar in Ma'ufanga on October 18.
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Friday 27 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three robberies at various homes in Tongatapu have targeted valuable Tongan mats, stolen by thieves who are still on the loose.
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Tuesday 24 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are seeking two men who committed armed robbery of a man of Asian origin at his home in Fasi on Sunday, October 15.
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Tuesday 24 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More kava plants were reported to have been stolen from a plantation in Neiafu over the weekend, after kava was stolen at Vaimalo the previous week.
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