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Monday 10 August 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two young people attempted to commit suicide at the end of July and were recovering in the hospital, according to the Tonga Police on August 5. This sparks a major concern as suicidal deaths in Tonga now stands at seven from January to July.
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Wednesday 24 June 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cause of death of a 32-year-old male inmate in Hu'atolitoli Prison on June 7 has yet to be confirmed, but police today ruled out any suspicion of a crime.
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Monday 22 June 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Taukatelata Vakalahi (25) from 'Ahononou, Fua'amotu was the top student of 52 new officers who graduated on June 18 from the Tonga Police Recruit Course 39 at the Police Training School, Longolongo.
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Wednesday 10 June 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old man whose body was found in the Neiafu Harbour on June 7, had died from drowning the police confirmed.
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Wednesday 3 June 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four murder cases arose out of violent domestic disputes this year, the most recent on May 22 with the death of a 23-year-old wife at Fangaloto. More alarming is that this death is the sixth murder case since September 2008, said the Commander of the Tonga Police Chris Kelley yesterday, June 1. By Linny Folau
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Tuesday 21 April 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of a woman following an incident in Mataki'eua last weekend - the fourth murder charge in Tonga this year, confirmed Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau today.
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Thursday 9 April 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young man (20) has been charged with murder of a woman following an incident in 'Uiha, Ha'apai, last week, confirmed Deputy Police Commander Taniela Faletau.
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Thursday 26 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Developing a new style of community policing unique to Tonga is in the pipeline, following the completion of a Tonga Police nation-wide community consultation and survey on March 17.
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Wednesday 4 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Groups of bullies and thugs are blamed for starting street brawls between school boys from Liahona High School and Tonga College in Nuku'alofa on Friday, February 27 that could result in over 110 boys being charged for offences.
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Wednesday 4 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two separate fatal road crashes last weekend on Tongatapu left two people dead.
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Tuesday 3 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 23 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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
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Wednesday 7 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
National consultation meetings between the Tonga Police and members of the public started at the Tonga Police Force HQ, in Nuku'alofa yesterday, January 6.
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Friday 21 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 3 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Tuesday 28 October 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Thursday 9 October 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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
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Thursday 17 July 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Thursday 3 July 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new Police Commander, nominated yesterday as New Zealander Chris Kelley, is expected to come to Tonga under an Australian and New Zealand Government funded Police Force Development Program worth over $4 million pa'anga, aimed at reforming the leadership and operation of the Tonga Police Force.
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Wednesday 25 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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