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THE Tonga Police yesterday seized a large shipment of illicit drugs at a residential home in Halaleva, Nuku’alofa, arresting one male suspect who will be charged with illicit drug offences.

Tuesday 22 September 2009
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A FATAI man was arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm last week after hitting a 42-year-old man with an axe over the head in a drunken brawl at Fatai, report the Tonga Police.

Tuesday 22 September 2009
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The number of murders and suicides cases in Tonga this year, has already surpassed the total figures for 2008 said the Acting Police Commander, Sione Talanoa this morning.
Tuesday 15 September 2009
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A four-year-old Popua boy died on Tuesday, from sever injuries inflicted as a result of domestic violence, and a man charged with his murder will appear in court next week.
Thursday 10 September 2009
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An increasing number of crimes commited in Tongatapu last week included a, manslaughter, two rapes and a suicide, along with more cases of assault and housebreaking according to the Tonga Police.
Wednesday 9 September 2009
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The skipper of the yacht “Santana” who fell overboard, and was lost when his safety line broke, in the mid-South Pacific on August 20, has been identified as a British national, David Michael Parkinson (64), Tonga police have confirmed.
Wednesday 2 September 2009
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Armed robbers who held up a Nuku’alofa shopkeeper on Thursday, are being hunted by police.
Wednesday 2 September 2009
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TWO young people attempted to commit suicide at the end of July and were recovering in the hospital, according to the Tonga Police on August 5. This sparks a major concern as suicidal deaths in Tonga now stands at seven from January to July.

Monday 10 August 2009
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The cause of death of a 32-year-old male inmate in Hu’atolitoli Prison on June 7 has yet to be confirmed, but police today ruled out any suspicion of a crime.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
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Taukatelata Vakalahi (25) from ‘Ahononou, Fua’amotu was the top student of 52 new officers who graduated on June 18 from the Tonga Police Recruit Course 39 at the Police Training School, Longolongo.
Monday 22 June 2009
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A 45-year-old man whose body was found in the Neiafu Harbour on June 7, had died from drowning the police confirmed.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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Four murder cases arose out of violent domestic disputes this year, the most recent on May 22 with the death of a 23-year-old wife at Fangaloto. More alarming is that this death is the sixth murder case since September 2008, said the Commander of the Tonga Police Chris Kelley yesterday, June 1. By Linny Folau
Wednesday 3 June 2009
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A 28-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of a woman following an incident in Mataki’eua last weekend - the fourth murder charge in Tonga this year, confirmed Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau today.

Tuesday 21 April 2009
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A young man (20) has been charged with murder of a woman following an incident in ‘Uiha, Ha’apai, last week, confirmed Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau.
Thursday 9 April 2009
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DEVELOPING a new style of community policing unique to Tonga is in the pipeline, following the completion of a Tonga Police nation-wide community consultation and survey on March 17.

Thursday 26 March 2009
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GROUPS of bullies and thugs are blamed for starting street brawls between school boys from Liahona High School and Tonga College in Nuku’alofa on Friday, February 27 that could result in over 110 boys being charged for offences.

Wednesday 4 March 2009
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Tuesday 3 March 2009
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A 30-year-old man from Longoteme has been charged with murder, following an incident at the weekend, the Deputy Commander of the Tonga Police Taniela Faletau confirmed today. Monday, February 23, 2009 - 13:28
Monday 23 February 2009
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Tonga has far too many road deaths caused by bad driving and driving under the influence of alcohol, said Chris Kelley, Tonga’s new Police Commander, who has seen seven road deaths here during his first six weeks on the job.
Friday 21 November 2008
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