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Tuesday 19 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Escaped prisoner Heamani Lopeti (41) was captured last night Monday, 18 April inside an empty house in Popua.
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Monday 18 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are still searching for Heamani Lopeti (40) who remains at large now a week after his escape on Tuesday, 12 April in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 15 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police today appealed to the public to report any sighting of prisoner Heamani Lopeti (40) considered dangerous after he escaped on Tuesday, 12 April in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 13 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old man from Kolofo’ou, who was chased and arrested by police on Laifone Road, is detained in custody after he was allegedly found in possession of 61 small packs of marijuana, on Tuesday 12 April.
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Wednesday 13 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old policeman who has been suspended following alleged reports of misconduct on social media is under criminal investigation.
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Wednesday 13 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Missing New Zealand visitor Gregory Paul Reynolds (47) was last sighted in Tongatapu on Thursday, 7 April at the Liku'alofa Beach Resort, where he was staying, Tonga Police confirmed yesterday.
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Monday 11 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are appealing for any sightings of a missing New Zealand visitor Mr Gregory Paul Reynolds (47), of Auckland after land and sea searches over the weekend have failed to locate him.
Saturday 9 April 2016

Salt Lake City-Utah, USA
A Tongan-American man in Utah, Nitokalisi Fonua (33) has pleaded guilty to the killing of a Tongan national Viliami Latu (34) in 2007 and to the killing of a young woman Krystal Flores (21) in 2009, both in Salt Lake City. According to Utah media reports Nitokalisi pleaded guilty to manslaughter although the charges against him are two counts of first-degree murder. He is due to be sentenced on April 18 by a Salt Lake City court.
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Saturday 9 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of a 53-year-old man at a home in Kolofo’ou on Tuesday, 5 April is not being treated by police as suspicious.
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Tuesday 5 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Kasimea Lolohea ‘One’one has been named as the 33-year-old man who was killed after he was allegedly hit on the head with a brick during a fight early Saturday morning, 2 April at Telekava Cemetery in Kolomotu’a.
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Monday 4 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two teenagers have been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 33-year-old man who was allegedly hit on the head with a brick early Saturday morning, 2 April at Telekava cemetery in Kolomotu’a.
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Thursday 31 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of a young man who fell out of a breadfruit tree was accidental, the Tonga Police today confirmed today.
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Wednesday 30 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men have been charged in relation to two armed robberies, using guns and disguises at separate Chinese shops in Nuku’alofa last week, will appear in court next week.
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Tuesday 29 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old father has been arrested and charged in relation to injuring his 13-year-old daughter when he allegedly hit her on the leg with a hammer at Pili in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 29 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who were arrested in relation to two armed robberies using guns and disguise at separate Chinese shops in Nuku’alofa last week, remain in police custody.
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Monday 28 March 2016
Sydney, Australia
Two Tongan nationals, brothers John and Motekiai Taufahema, have been deported to Tonga from Australia after serving 11 years in an Australian jail for their involvement in the murder of New South Wales policeman Glenn McEnally on March 27, 2002.
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Wednesday 23 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A post-mortem examination has confirmed that Fenuki Kauvaka (64) died from a heart attack after collapsing in a boat travelling from 'Uiha to Pangai, on the main island of Lifuka, on 18 March.
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Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man fell from a boat after collapsing from a suspected heart failure while travelling from 'Uiha to Pangai, on the main island of Lifuka, on March 18, for a meeting of the Church of Tonga Hou’eiki.
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Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest has confirmed that Lingi Hafoka (52) died from electrocution at his home in Ta’anga, ‘Eua on Thursday night, 17 March.
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Friday 18 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 52-year-old man is believed to have died from electrocution at Ta’anga on ‘Eua on Thursday night, 17 March.
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