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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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Wednesday 28 May 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.
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Monday 19 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Potential police commanders and assistant commanders for the Pacific are currently being trained for the top job in a Pacific Regional Policing Training course that opened in Nuku'alofa today.
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Wednesday 9 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 7 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Friday 4 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Thursday 14 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 11 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of an unidentified man was found washed up on the western foreshore of Queen Salote Wharf on Saturday morning, February 9.
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Friday 25 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The rise in the use of illegal firearms in shooting incidents, and the killing of two people in Nuku'alofa on Monday is a matter of great concern for the Tongan police, who are today urging the public to divulge information on firearms.
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Tuesday 22 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 21 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A well known Nuku'alofa businesswoman Mosimani Helu died shortly after midday today in Vaiola Hospital after being shot by an assailant at her home in Kolofo'ou this morning.
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Wednesday 16 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's police are very concerned that a hooded gunman is still at large three months after the shooting of a Tofoa shopkeeper Lena Ying Jin (54) last October.
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Thursday 8 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fourteen days after the shooting of Tofoa shopkeeper Ying Jin (54) on October 26, the gunman is still at large.
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Wednesday 31 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An armed man is still at large in Tonga after shooting and critically injuring a Tofoa shop-keeper in an attempted robbery on Friday night. Meanwhile, the victim's son has spoken out urging people to avoid another disaster in the making and to keep up good relationships.
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Friday 25 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Assessment Report of the operation of the Tonga Police Force was presented this afternoon to Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele by the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand.
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Monday 23 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
DNA testing has identified eight people who died in the fire that gutted the Shoreline building on November 16, 2006 and the youngest was a boy of 13 years old, the Tongan Police confirmed today.
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Monday 26 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sangstar Saulala, the chairman of the Tonga Rugby Union, and the manager and the main presenter of the Oceania Broadcasting Network OBN was arrested on Thursday evening, February 22 and charged with crimes relating to the riot of 16/11.
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Friday 23 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Taniela Likio 39, of Manuka was sentenced to seven years imprisonment this morning by Chief Justice Anthony Ford for the crimes of rape, indecent assault and housebreaking.
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Tuesday 20 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the Tongan Cabinet extended the Emergency Powers for another 30 days, effective from Friday, February 16, the Tonga Defence Services has removed all their check points from the central Nuku'alofa area.
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Monday 19 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The four People's Representatives, 'Akilisi Pohiva, 'Isileli Pulu, William Clive Edwards and Lepolo Taunisila, who have been charged with sedition and other counts will appear for their Preliminary Inquiry hearings during the last week of March.
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