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Monday 22 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old driver whose BMW collided with an open truck full of passengers, resulting in the death of a one-year old baby boy, has been charged after he was released from Vaiola Hospital and detained in police custody.
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Wednesday 17 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old chef is in hospital after he was accidentally stabbed by a fellow chef while they were baking cakes at Fafa Island Resort on Saturday, 13 August.
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Monday 15 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A one-year old baby boy who fell from the back of an open van during a collision, died from his injuries on Sunday morning 14 August at Vaiola Hospital. The baby's parents and the driver of the other vehicle, a BMW, remain in a critical condition in hospital.
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Monday 15 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man was in critical condition at Vaiola Hospital after the vehicle he was a passenger in crashed into a tree on Taufa’ahau Road at Tofoa early Sunday morning, 14 August.
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Tuesday 9 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are looking for a burglar who was reported to have broken into one of the homes situated inside the New Zealand High Commissioner’s compound in broad daylight on Monday, 8 August at Popua. It is one of a spate of burglaries reported in the area.
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Monday 8 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
113 people were arrested and charged with drinking in public places, drunk driving and disorderly conduct in the second weekend of 'Operation Safe Streets' from August 5-7, run by Tonga Police in Tongatapu.
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Friday 5 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 56-year-old Canadian woman who was found dead in a yacht in Vava’u last month was buried at 'Ahomatafolau Cemetery in Neiafu on Friday, 29 July after a post mortem examination was completed in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 3 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten men and boys accused of manslaughter in the death of ‘Alani Fuapau (19) who was allegedly beaten and stomped to death in Taufa'ahau Road on the night of July 9, are to be tried at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 1 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Peni Tupa (25) who crashed his car into a brick house at Malapo last week, injuring his twin brother who remains hospitalized, has been charged with reckless driving causing bodily harm.
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Monday 1 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
137 people were arrested and charged with drinking in public places and drunk driving in a new 'Operation Safe Streets' by Tonga Police held over the weekend in Tongatapu, in response to the increasing number of road fatalities and violent attacks in recent weeks.
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Thursday 28 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is in Vaiola Hospital with serious injuries after a car in which he was a front passenger crashed into a brick house on Taufa'ahau Road at Malapo last night, Wednesday 27 July.
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Tuesday 26 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men are in Vaiola Hospital with serious injuries after an alleged drunken brawl involving a machete and a piece of wood, at a bush allotment in Niutoua on Sunday night 24 July.
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Monday 25 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A teenager has died after remaining in a coma for over a week after suffering a violent attack in the Nuku'alofa Central Business District on the night of July 9. Ten male accused, some of them teenagers, were arrested over the weekend and charged with manslaughter in the death of ‘Alani Fuapau (19) whom they allegedly beat and stomped on in Taufa'ahau Road.
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Friday 22 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newborn baby girl was found alive, after being abandoned in a bush area wrapped in a plastic bag, near By-Pass Road at Halaleva in Nuku'alofa this morning, Friday 22 July. Temperatures dropped to about 18-19C in the early morning.
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Friday 22 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have released names of three men who died in a crash on Talasiu Road when their rental car hit a coconut tree early Monday morning, 18 July.
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Thursday 21 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a 56-year-old Canadian woman who was found dead in a yacht in Neiafu, Vava’u earlier this month has been brought over to Vaiola Hospital in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 21 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are appealing to the public for help in finding a young man, aged in late teens or early 20's, of Tongan or Polynesian appearance who might be connected with the attack of a United States Peace Corps staffer on Saturday morning, 16 July at Sopu. A person of interest was seen in the area wearing dark green patterned shorts and a t-shirt and holding a green towel over his head and face.r
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Tuesday 19 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A United States Peace Corps staffer (56) has left Tonga today with her husband after she sustained injuries and bruises to her face in a brutal attack, while jogging on the Sopu waterfront on Saturday morning, 16 July at about 9:30a.m. Tonga Police are searching for a man who attacked the woman from behind, in a secluded area. It is likely that the attacker had blood on his clothing when he left the scene.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked and repeatedly punched a 56-year-old woman of U.S. citizenship, while she was jogging at the waterfront in Sopu on Saturday morning, 16 July.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old woman is in hospital after she was allegedly stabbed several times by her husband (33) during an argument at a home in Talau, Vava'u, on Saturday morning, 16 July.
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