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Two separate fatal road crashes last weekend on Tongatapu left two people dead.
Wednesday 4 March 2009
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To date a total of 107 people have been convicted of offences relating to the riots of November 16, 2006, the Acting Solicitor General, ‘Aminiasi Kefu told the National Conference on Reconciliation and Civic Education at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, in Nuku’alofa last week.
Tuesday 3 March 2009
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A 30-year-old man from Longoteme has been charged with murder, following an incident at the weekend, the Deputy Commander of the Tonga Police Taniela Faletau confirmed today. Monday, February 23, 2009 - 13:28
Monday 23 February 2009
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Tonga has far too many road deaths caused by bad driving and driving under the influence of alcohol, said Chris Kelley, Tonga’s new Police Commander, who has seen seven road deaths here during his first six weeks on the job.
Friday 21 November 2008
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Four Liahona High School boys were killed in a road accident at Lomaiviti on Friday evening, October 31, the Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau confirmed today.
Monday 3 November 2008
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The bodies of two newborns found dumped in two separate locations in Tongatapu only one day after the other were identified as a four month foetus and a near-full term baby of eight months gestation at the times of their deaths, the Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau confirmed today.
Tuesday 28 October 2008
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Chris Kelley, Tonga’s new Police Commander has been on the job for two weeks and knows he is facing a challenge, but he aims to develop a police force that Tonga can be proud of. By Linny Folau
Thursday 9 October 2008
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The Tonga Government is concerned about the plight of hundreds of deportees including convicted criminals and visa over-stayers who now live in Tonga after being deported from countries such as the USA, Australia and New Zealand.
Thursday 17 July 2008
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Thursday 3 July 2008
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FOUR men have been arrested and charged in relation to the armed robbery and shooting that took place outside the Westpac Bank of Tonga branch at the Si’i Kae Ola shopping centre on May 26.

Wednesday 25 June 2008
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IN A daylight robbery, three armed men ambushed a business cashier and shot her driver outside the commercial branch of the Westpac Bank of Tonga on Monday, May 26, snatching $3,000 cash.

Wednesday 28 May 2008
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Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Monday 19 May 2008
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NAULALA ‘Eli (64) has been identified as the shooter who killed himself at Ha’ateiho, after shooting and wounding his wife and a young man on the morning of Sunday April 6, in a drunken rage.

Wednesday 9 April 2008
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A Ha’ateiho man in his 60’s reportedly shot himself after shooting and wounding his wife and a young man in a drunken rage, early on Sunday morning April 6.
Monday 7 April 2008
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A NEW Zealander will be Tonga’s new Police Commander, the Ministry of Police, Prisons and Fire Services announced on April 2, stating they had not found a suitable local candidate.

Friday 4 April 2008
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THE body of a ship’s engineer, Vai Vuetibula Pogiono (24), from Ono i Lau, Fiji, has been identified after being found washed up on the western foreshore of Queen Salote Wharf on Saturday morning, February 9.

Thursday 14 February 2008
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THE body of an unidentified man was found washed up on the western foreshore of Queen Salote Wharf on Saturday morning, February 9.

Monday 11 February 2008
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Friday 25 January 2008
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SEFANAIA Palelei of Halaleva has been identified as the shooter in the killing of Nuku’alofa businesswoman Mosimani Helu (50) at her home in Kolofo’ou yesterday, January 21.

Palelei killed himself with the same gun, thought by witnesses to be a .22 rifle.

Tuesday 22 January 2008
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