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Wednesday 16 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Chinese national were arrested by police at Fua’amotu International Airport on Tuesday, October 15 and charged with the possession and the use of forged Tongan passports.
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Wednesday 16 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Niumataevalu Talanoa Lelei (47), from the village of Malapo was the man whose skeletal remains were discovered at a remote bush area in Veitongo on the southern coast of central Tongatapu in June 25.
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Thursday 10 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Commissioned Police Officer who was on suspension without pay for alleged involvement in corruption activity with criminals has been charged with assault, and he will appear in court tomorrow, October 11.
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Wednesday 9 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Taniela Halahuni (22) has made a remarkable recovery from a coma after sustaining severe head injuries during a violent attack by Tupou College students at a Tofoa home in July.
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Saturday 5 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new CCTV system has been installed at the Nuku’alofa Central Police Station to ensure the safety of prisoners and staff, the result of a review conducted after the death of a New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka who was fatally injured in custody in August 2012.
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Monday 23 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tourism operator in Ha’apai has been charged with assault and selling liquor without a license, according to Tonga Police in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 20 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two fishermen were found this morning floating on their small capsized boat in ‘Eua after they were reported missing last night. A third fisherman who managed to swim some two miles to ‘Ohonua alerted the police of the incident.
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Friday 20 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is being investigated by police in relation to the attack of a woman by a hooded man early Sunday morning September 1 in Nuku’alofa near the Teufaiva Stadium. No arrest has been made at this stage.
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Monday 16 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An 18-year-old girl has been charged with three counts including manslaughter over the road death of a 4-year-old boy on Friday night, September 13 at Ha’ateiho in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 10 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old father in ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua, has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of his 10-year-old son after he crashed into a tree in an accident alleged to have been caused by faulty brakes, on September 5.
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Thursday 5 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Commissioned Police Officer was suspended for another two-weeks without pay for alleged connection in corrupt activity with criminals.
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Tuesday 3 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A hooded man who attacked a woman while she was walking to church early Sunday morning, in Nuku’alofa, is sought by the Tonga Police, who issued an advisory today for women and school students to walk in groups for their safety.
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Thursday 29 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The post mortem examination on the 14-year-old girl who died on August 16 after sustaining serious injuries was completed last week on Thursday August 22, at Vaiola Hospital.
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Friday 23 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Commissioned Police Officer has been suspended for alleged connection in corrupt activity with criminals, and may face further disciplinary action.
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Tuesday 20 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have confirmed the name of a victim, Kulisi Kanongata‘a (19) of Hofoa, who died after being trapped inside a cement mixer while he was cleaning it, at a brick manufacturing company at Sopu on August 16.
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Tuesday 20 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A mother is accused of manslaughter relating to the death of her 14 year old daughter last Friday, Tonga Police confirmed today. She is one of two people charged with manslaughter, while a third accused, a 42-year-old woman, has now been charged with abetting the crime.
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Monday 19 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been charged in relation to the death of a 19-year-old worker who was trapped inside a cement mixer while he was cleaning it, at a brick manufacturing company at Sopu on Friday, August 16.
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Monday 19 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A woman and a man have been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of a 14-year-old girl on Friday, August 16 at Vaiola Hospital. Both accused are detained in police custody.
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Friday 16 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 34-year-old woman has been arrested by police following the death of a 14-year-old girl this morning at Vaiola Hospital. The suspect is expected to be charged later today, as police continue a homicide inquiry.
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Friday 9 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 147 Tupou College students and four adults who have been charged in relation to a violent attack on a home in Tofoa on July 18, are expected to appear at the Nuku’alofa Magistrate’s Court on October 7-10 .
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