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Wednesday 28 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 3 year-old-boy who touched a faulty mobile phone charger, died from electrocution on Saturday, 24 October 2015.
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Monday 12 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation for two missing fishermen from Hihifo, Niuatoputapu, was suspended by Tonga Police on Sunday, 11 October after their capsized fishing boat was found.
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Thursday 8 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A mother from Lapaha has been charged with a domestic violence offence in an incident involving her 4-month old baby daughter on 4 October in Lapaha.
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Wednesday 7 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation is underway to find two fishermen from Hihifo, Niuatoputapu who has been reported missing since leaving on a fishing trip early Tuesday morning, 6 October.
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Tuesday 6 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two drivers were admitted to hospital and eight passengers injured when a bus and van collided at Pea this morning, Tuesday, 6 October.
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Monday 28 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old male teacher at a Government Primary School in Tongatapu has been charged with multiple counts of assault and indecent assault of six young male students on 14 September.
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Monday 28 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old male passenger died early Saturday morning, 26 September, after the vehicle he was travelling in crashed on Vuna Road in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Samuela Hafoka (33) has been charged with possession of cannabis, an illicit drug, that he allegedly tried to smuggle into cells at the Central Police Station.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 58-year-old man died after being hit by a car outside Tufumahina Residence at Pea around 10:00pm on Tuesday, 15 September.
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Friday 11 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mikaele Tonga was awarded the Baton of Honour during a passing out graduation ceremony for 29 probationary constables of the Tonga Police Recruit Wing 43 on Thursday, 10 September at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo. Photos by Sia Adams
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Thursday 10 September 2015
Two men aged in their 20s from Ha’ano have been charged with assault in relation to the alleged beating of a 12-year-old boy with a piece of timber and a machete on 29 August in Ha’ano, Ha’apai.
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Wednesday 9 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have not arrested any suspect in relation to a shooting, which injured at a petrol station attendant in Ma’ufanga last Friday morning, 4 September.
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Wednesday 9 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two youths have been charged with disturbance in relation to a school brawl that broke out on Friday, 4 September at the bus station in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 7 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police reported two accidental deaths on Saturday, 5 September that included a diver who died from decompression while diving in Tongatapu, and a man who fell from a van.
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Monday 7 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old man is in hospital after a masked man shot him in the thigh during an armed hold-up at a petrol station in Ma’ufanga early Friday morning, 4 September.
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Thursday 3 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court decision on whether or not People's Representative, Mateni Tapueluelu, will lose his parliamentary seat, will be made on 12-13 November, Lord Chief Justice O. G. Paulsen, stated yesterday September 2.
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Tuesday 1 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 12-year-old boy from Ha'ano was allegedly beaten up several times with a piece of timber and a machete. Ha'apai Police expect to arrest two male suspects in relation to the incident on the small island of Ha’ano.
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Friday 28 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two masked men armed with a machete and a stick seized over $500 pa’anga from a petrol station at Fua’amotu before fleeing on Thursday, 27 August.
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Thursday 27 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old man has been charged with the assault of his five-year-old daughter whom he allegedly whipped with a belt leaving bruises on her back on Sunday, 23 August in Nukunuku, Tongatapu. The child has been removed from the home under a protection order.
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Thursday 27 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 52-year-old husband has been charged with bodily harm for a violent domestic assault when he allegedly threw boiling water on his wife, who remains hospitalized with severe burns.
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