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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kali Fungavaka, the New Zealand Police officer whose family at Fua’amotu was informed he had died at Vaiola Hospital this morning, is now confirmed to be held in a serious critical condition on life support. It is understood that hIs children have arrived in Tonga and other family were travelling from New Zealand to be with him tonight.
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A distinguished young New Zealand police constable is believed to have died in Vaiola Hospital today, after being assaulted while being held in a police cell last Friday night.
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Tuesday 31 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two women and one man have been charged with producing pornographic videos, in a police crack down on pornography in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 26 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old boy charged with the production and the distribution of pornographic videos on mobile phones, appeared at the Nukunuku Magistrate’s Court today, July 26.
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Wednesday 11 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 34-year-old man alleged to have been assaulted and left unconscious on the side of a road opposite Vaiola Hospital, early on Saturday morning, July 7.
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Wednesday 4 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Grant O’Fee, Tonga’s new Police Commissioner has only been on the job for two days, but he aims to improve public confidence in the Tonga Police, “so people can have faith in us, as a credible police department with integrity,” he said.
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Tuesday 3 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on Friday, June 29 after Crown Prosecutions offered no evidence.
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Wednesday 27 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on bail on Monday, June 25.
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Friday 22 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper on Friday, June 15.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been charged for illegally bringing into Tonga USD$20,000 after arriving at Fua’amotu International Airport on Tuesday, June 12 on a flight from Fiji.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are continuing a homicide investigation into the death of a 44-year-old shopkeeper, a Chinese national, who was found dead in his premises in Railway Road, Nuku’alofa, last Friday evening, June 15.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police today ended a search and rescue phase for two Australian sailors who remain missing after their yacht Navillus was wrecked off Late Island last week, but a further search and recovery investigation will be made along neighbouring coastal areas.
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Saturday 16 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A homicide investigation is underway in Nuku’alofa after the body of a 44-year-old shopkeeper was found in his premises in the CBD on Friday evening.
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Friday 1 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Acting Police Commissioner Taniela Faletau is reported to be doing well today, after collapsing at the Tonga Police Recruit Course prize giving ceremony on May 31.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A deportee arriving in Tonga on a private aircraft from Australia last week was escorted by police officers, and reportedly in handcuffs, when he disembarked at Fua’amotu International Airport on May 22, before he became a free man.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old man has been charged in relation to the robbery at Tau’olunga Computer Centre in Fasi, while a police hunt continues for two other co-offenders.
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Tuesday 22 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police recorded a drop in crimes from 86 in the previous week to 60 from May 14-20, with theft notably decreasing.
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Friday 18 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As criminal house-breakings and theft offences continue to rise this week, the Tonga Police are calling on the public to provide information to help them to crack down on the epidemic of crime.
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Thursday 17 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 61-year-old father has been charged by police with 12 counts of indecent assault and attempted incest on his 13-year-old daughter in ‘Eua.
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Wednesday 9 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen men were arrested over the weekend in relation to a range of robberies in Nuku‘alofa, including a violent robbery at the Tau’olunga Komipiuta in Fasi mo e Afi, but police are calling on the community to step up their neighbourhood watch with an effective response to help in the fight against crime.
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