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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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Friday 26 February 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Dalgety, the Secretary of the Shipping Corporation of Polynesia Ltd, was arrested just after 5 pm today, when he left the Fa’onelua Centre, after giving evidence to the Commission of Inquiry into the sinking of Princess Ashika.
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Thursday 25 February 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

The captain of the sunken ferry MV Princess Ashika, Viliami Makahokovalu Tuputupu, was released on bail this morning, February 25, after being arrested and charged on five counts of taking a passenger ferry out to sea, knowing that it was unseaworthy, and it is expected

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Thursday 4 February 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Powerful weapons including a semi automatic assault rifle of a kind used in gang warfare, have been seized by the police in Tonga who are this week urging the public to report the whereabouts of other illegal weapons that may be on the island.
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Thursday 31 December 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Year’s Eve revellers in Tonga are being told they should be able to enjoy themselves and be free from bad behaviour by others.
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Thursday 31 December 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga police are looking for a man who attacked a woman on a Tongatapu beach yesterday.
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