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Wednesday 1 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police in Tonga are currently investigating a candidate for overspending following a complaint lodged by the Electoral Commission in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police arrested a male supporter of a candidate for the coming parliamentary election in Vava’u on November 12, after it was alleged that election posters in Neiafu carried defamatory information about another candidate.
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Tuesday 2 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old male suspected of robbing a Chinese shop in Neiafu, Vava’u, on October 22 was arrested by police in Tongatapu last week, Deputy Commander Taniela Faletau reported.
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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over the last seven days crimes reported to police have doubled in number keeping police detectives busy tracking down offenders and making arrests.
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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police last week uncovered 250 cannabis plants cultivated on an allotment in Tongatapu, making it the biggest to have been uncovered and seized in Tonga to date.
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Tuesday 5 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 44-year-old man died after falling off from the first floor of the Vaiola Hospital building on Thursday, September 30, after being admitted in the early morning of the same day.
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Tuesday 28 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fraud offences in excess of $5.5 million pa’anga were reported to the Tonga Police in the first six months of the year, Police Commander, Chris Kelley.
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Wednesday 15 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old Fijian man was found dead at in the area of the Takaunove Cemetery at Fasi on Saturday night, August 11.
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Wednesday 1 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Working together with the public to crack down on crimes in order to achieve safer communities, is the focus of a National Community Policing Coordination Centre, opened at the main Police Station compound in Longolongo on August 31.
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Tuesday 31 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complaint under the Official Secrets Act by a Chief Executive Officer of a Government Ministry that information was being unofficially released, led police to seize four computers from the Finance ministry’s Budget Division office last week.
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Friday 27 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All four computers seized by Tonga Police from the Budget Division of Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and Planning on Monday were returned to the ministry this afternoon, August 27.
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Thursday 26 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a police raid on Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and Planning on Monday August 23 four computers were seized from the Budget Division, on the first floor of the Tonga Development Building.
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Thursday 26 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two prison escapees were recaptured at 9:00 am today at Ma’ufanga after armed police squads mounted overnight road blocks on Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 25 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A series of violent incidents erupting in the capital Nuku’alofa over the weekend saw students fighting in central Nuku’alofa while another brawl in a Vuna Road bar left a security guard hospitalised.
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Monday 23 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Armed police are continuing the search for two escaped prisoners after shots were fired at a Prison guard outside the Hu’atolitoli Prison compound on Saturday night, August 21.
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Thursday 19 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Police Commander Chris Kelley has ordered an inquiry into Tonga’s prison escapes saying today that it is of serious concern to the police that over the past eight weeks 13 escapes were reported to them. Most escapees had been recaptured while two remained at large.
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Wednesday 18 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two prison escapees are still on the run this week, as escapes from Tonga’s main prison, Hu’atolitoli at Vaini, have hit record levels with 33 escapes by 10 prisoners over the past seven months, the highest ever recorded in Tonga’s prison history. By Linny Folau
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Friday 13 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 15-year-old girl from Ha’alaufuli drowned in Vava’u waters on August 11 after a small fishing vessel loaded with a funeral party of 39 people sank on its way from Neiafu to Ovaka Island.
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Tuesday 10 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two male prisoners who escaped Hu’atolitoli Prison weeks ago remain at large in Tongatapu and Police are urging the public for information in order to recapture them.
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Tuesday 10 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Suicides in Tonga have reached to seven this year, after a 36-year-old man was found dead at Fangaloto on Friday, August 6.
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