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Friday 13 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest has ruled Sione Ikahihifo Mafi (56) died from natural causes after he was found dead at Faua Wharf in Nuku'alofa on Monday evening, December 9.
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Wednesday 11 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 56-year-old man from Pahu was found dead by a security guard at Faua Wharf in Nuku'alofa on Monday evening December 9.
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Friday 6 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 62-year-old woman, an Australian national, is reported to have drowned at Liku’alofa Beach on western Tongatapu on Tuesday 3 December, stated the Tonga Police today.
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Sunday 3 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 47-year-old fisherman from Popua has been reported missing since October 28 when he failed to return from a fishing trip at Hufangalupe Beach in Vaini, Tongatapu.
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Friday 1 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Kiribati national died on October 28 after the car he was a passenger in allegedly crashed into an electric pole at Kolonga on eastern Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 23 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man from Nukunuku died on Friday evening October 18 after he allegedly fell from a van in an accident in Nuku'alofa. Two other persons are in hospital for injuries sustained from separate road accidents.
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Monday 21 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A five-year Tonga Police Development Program, jointly funded by Australia, New Zealand and Tonga from 2008 has been extended for another three years.
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Friday 18 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A woman who is alleged to have tried to leave Tonga, using a forged Tongan passport remains in custody with a man who co-accused after the Chinese nationals were arrested at Fua’amotu International Airport, on October 15.
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Wednesday 16 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Chinese national were arrested by police at Fua’amotu International Airport on Tuesday, October 15 and charged with the possession and the use of forged Tongan passports.
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Wednesday 16 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Niumataevalu Talanoa Lelei (47), from the village of Malapo was the man whose skeletal remains were discovered at a remote bush area in Veitongo on the southern coast of central Tongatapu in June 25.
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Thursday 10 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Commissioned Police Officer who was on suspension without pay for alleged involvement in corruption activity with criminals has been charged with assault, and he will appear in court tomorrow, October 11.
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Wednesday 9 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Taniela Halahuni (22) has made a remarkable recovery from a coma after sustaining severe head injuries during a violent attack by Tupou College students at a Tofoa home in July.
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Saturday 5 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new CCTV system has been installed at the Nuku'alofa Central Police Station to ensure the safety of prisoners and staff, the result of a review conducted after the death of a New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka who was fatally injured in custody in August 2012.
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Monday 23 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tourism operator in Ha'apai has been charged with assault and selling liquor without a license, according to Tonga Police in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 20 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two fishermen were found this morning floating on their small capsized boat in 'Eua after they were reported missing last night. A third fisherman who managed to swim some two miles to 'Ohonua alerted the police of the incident.
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Friday 20 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is being investigated by police in relation to the attack of a woman by a hooded man early Sunday morning September 1 in Nuku'alofa near the Teufaiva Stadium. No arrest has been made at this stage.
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Monday 16 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An 18-year-old girl has been charged with three counts including manslaughter over the road death of a 4-year-old boy on Friday night, September 13 at Ha’ateiho in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 10 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old father in ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua, has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of his 10-year-old son after he crashed into a tree in an accident alleged to have been caused by faulty brakes, on September 5.
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Thursday 5 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Commissioned Police Officer was suspended for another two-weeks without pay for alleged connection in corrupt activity with criminals.
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Tuesday 3 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A hooded man who attacked a woman while she was walking to church early Sunday morning, in Nuku’alofa, is sought by the Tonga Police, who issued an advisory today for women and school students to walk in groups for their safety.
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