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Thursday 29 July 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been separately charged for the cultivation and possession of cannabis or marijuana plants at their homes in Lavengatonga and Vaini in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 7 July 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested last week and charged with the robbery and theft of an Asian business at Lapaha, where more than $1,000 cash was stolen in May this year.
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Tuesday 29 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two male persons have been charged with unlawful possession of firearms, namely a .38 revolver and .9mm handgun, seized near the Mala’e’aloa Cemetery on Vuna Road on Sunday, June 27.
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Tuesday 29 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people have been charged in relation to an armed robbery that took place at the Cowley Bakery in Nukunuku where about $9,000 cash was stolen on Friday, June 18.
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Tuesday 1 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Asian persons residing in Tongatapu were robbed and held at gunpoint early Saturday morning, May 29 at the Tu’imatamoana Wharf on Vuna Road.
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Tuesday 1 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A security guard was shot in the chest after a person in a passing vehicle in central Nuku’alofa fired at him outside a Nuku’alofa nightclub early on Saturday morning, May 29.
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Saturday 22 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A senior police officer, sent to prison for one year for assaulting and injuring a man in custody in 2008, was told by Tonga’s Chief Justice that the sentence would deter other police officers from taking the law into their own hands.
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Thursday 20 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 48-year-old man from Angaha was found dead in his plantation in ‘Eua on Wednesday, May 12 after his family reported him missing on the same day, according to the weekly Tonga Police report.
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Thursday 13 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two former employees at the Forum Travel office in Nuku’alofa have been charged with forgery and the embezzlement of $300,000 pa’anga.
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Thursday 13 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people are currently being kept in police custody after being arrested by Tonga Police and charged with trafficking persons into Tonga, particularly young women for sexual exploitation.
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Monday 10 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Criminal investigators at the Tonga Police Services are being trained in the art of forensic digital photography using the latest equipment provided by the Australian Federal Police, during a workshop in Nuku’alofa, starting May 10.
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Wednesday 21 April 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old rugby player tragically died from spinal cord injuries that occurred during a rugby match on Saturday, April 17 at the Longolongo field in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 16 April 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 41-year-old man has been charged with attempted armed robbery relating to the shooting that wounded a 56-year-old man at the American Wharf on Friday April 9.
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Friday 9 April 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 56-year-old man was shot and wounded early this morning, at the American Wharf while struggling to overpower an armed assailant.
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Friday 26 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

TONGA Police have today charged three people and the Shipping Corporation of Polynesia Ltd.

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Monday 15 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A contract for the construction of a $900,000 police station at Vaini was signed by the acting Minister of Police, Hon Dr Viliami Tangi and the Country Manager for Fletcher Royco Construction Company, Gary Martin, at the Police Headquarter, Longolongo on Friday, March 12.
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Wednesday 3 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tu’i Uata of Uata Shipping Company, has been charged with bribery, the Tonga Police confirmed today.
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Wednesday 3 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A media restriction was imposed today on the court proceedings of a case between the Police and Ramsay R. Dalgety who is charged with perjury.
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Wednesday 3 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A written Magistrate’s Court order for the Arrest of Lord Dalgety on Friday, February 26 was made available by the Nuku’alofa Police Magistrate this afternoon, and it stated that Lord Dalgety was to be remanded in custody for only 24 hours.
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Monday 1 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Dalgety the Company Secretary of the Shipping Corporation of Polynesia Ltd has been charged with perjury following his arrest at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre on Friday, February 26.
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