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Monday 7 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people remain hospitalized at Vaiola after a road crash early on Sunday morning, August 6 at Te’ekiu.
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Friday 4 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old man died on Thursday night, August 3 at Kolomotu’a when he was electrocuted outside his home as they were getting tents ready for his father’s funeral.
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Friday 4 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The owner of Super Cheap, a car dealer in Nuku’alofa has been charged with obtaining money by false pretence from a client.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A female teller has been charged with embezzlement of around $7,000 pa’anga from the Bank of South Pacific Tonga Ltd in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 4 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old boy remains in police custody after he was charged for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Fahefa.
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Tuesday 1 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Both His Majesty’s Armed Forces (HMAF) and Tonga Police confirmed today that they were not involved in a massive cocaine seizure by the French navy from a yacht "off Tongan waters" in recent days. French media reported today that over 1.4 tonnes of cocaine was seized from a sailing boat.
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Monday 31 July 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A 42-year-old Tongan man visiting New Zealand is in critical condition with serious head injuries at an Auckland hospital after he was attacked in Auckland at around 3:40am on Saturday, July 29.
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Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men have been charged with possession of illicit drugs after a search warrant was executed by police at a home in Ngele’ia on Wednesday, July 26.
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Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who was shot on the leg in Holonga, Vava'u, early Friday morning, July 21 was hospitalized at Vaiola Hospital after being flown to Tongatapu for treatment.
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Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven cows were shot dead by a farmer in ‘Utui, Vava’u on the morning of Tuesday, July 25 after he found his watermelon destroyed.
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Thursday 27 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine male police officers have been suspended from Tonga Police for criminal and disciplinary matters. Another 16 criminal investigations are currently underway against other police officers.
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Thursday 27 July 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A New Zealand court has sentenced a 22-year-old Tongan man, Finau Tuitupou, to 2 years and nine months’ imprisonment for the assault of a senior New Zealand police constable. The sentencing took place last week at the Manukau District Court. Another 18-year-old Tongan man has been accused of participating in the assault and is due for sentencing later this year.
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Wednesday 26 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 70-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter by negligence for the death of an eight-year-old boy, whom he allegedly ran over with his van while reversing at a bush allotment in Veitongo on Tuesday, July 25.
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Monday 24 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A male police officer was suspended from duty on Friday, July 21, after reports that he assaulted another man in Nuku'alofa on Sunday night, July 16.
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Tuesday 18 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man is in critical conditional at Vaiola Hospital after the car he was driving crashed on Hihifo Road in Hofoa early Sunday morning, July 16.
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Friday 14 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty-seven people were arrested and charged with drinking alcohol and being disorderly in public places, last weekend July 7-9, with the most arrested after the rugby match between Tonga’s 'Ikale Tahi and Flying Fijians.
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Tuesday 11 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old man who was arrested in relation to the death of a 51-year-old man, whom he allegedly assaulted on a road at Ma’ufanga early Saturday morning, July 8, has been charged with murder.
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Monday 10 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the death of a 51-year-old man, whom he is alleged to have assaulted on a road in Ma’ufanga early Saturday morning, July 8.
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Thursday 6 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty-six people were arrested and charged with drinking alcohol and being disorderly in public places, mainly in central Nuku'alofa, during the Heilala Festival weekend from Friday, June 30 to Saturday, July 1.
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Tuesday 27 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested on Friday night, June 23 for theft, assaulting a couple and damaging vehicles at the waterfront area in Sopu.
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