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A 17-year-old boy charged with the production and the distribution of pornographic videos on mobile phones, appeared at the Nukunuku Magistrate’s Court today, July 26.
Thursday 26 July 2012
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Four men have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 34-year-old man alleged to have been assaulted and left unconscious on the side of a road opposite Vaiola Hospital, early on Saturday morning, July 7.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
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Grant O’Fee, Tonga’s new Police Commissioner has only been on the job for two days, but he aims to improve public confidence in the Tonga Police, “so people can have faith in us, as a credible police department with integrity,” he said.
Wednesday 4 July 2012
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Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on Friday, June 29 after Crown Prosecutions offered no evidence.
Tuesday 3 July 2012
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Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper, were released on bail on Monday, June 25.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
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Three men of Asian origin have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku’alofa shopkeeper on Friday, June 15.
Friday 22 June 2012
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A man has been charged for illegally bringing into Tonga USD$20,000 after arriving at Fua’amotu International Airport on Tuesday, June 12 on a flight from Fiji.
Thursday 21 June 2012
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Police are continuing a homicide investigation into the death of a 44-year-old shopkeeper, a Chinese national, who was found dead in his premises in Railway Road, Nuku’alofa, last Friday evening, June 15.
Thursday 21 June 2012
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The Tonga Police today ended a search and rescue phase for two Australian sailors who remain missing after their yacht Navillus was wrecked off Late Island last week, but a further search and recovery investigation will be made along neighbouring coastal areas.
Thursday 21 June 2012
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A homicide investigation is underway in Nuku’alofa after the body of a 44-year-old shopkeeper was found in his premises in the CBD on Friday evening.
Saturday 16 June 2012
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Tonga’s Acting Police Commissioner Taniela Faletau is reported to be doing well today, after collapsing at the Tonga Police Recruit Course prize giving ceremony on May 31.
Friday 1 June 2012
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A deportee arriving in Tonga on a private aircraft from Australia last week was escorted by police officers, and reportedly in handcuffs, when he disembarked at Fua’amotu International Airport on May 22, before he became a free man.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
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A 35-year-old man has been charged in relation to the robbery at Tau’olunga Computer Centre in Fasi, while a police hunt continues for two other co-offenders.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
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Police recorded a drop in crimes from 86 in the previous week to 60 from May 14-20, with theft notably decreasing.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
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As criminal house-breakings and theft offences continue to rise this week, the Tonga Police are calling on the public to provide information to help them to crack down on the epidemic of crime.
Friday 18 May 2012
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A 61-year-old father has been charged by police with 12 counts of indecent assault and attempted incest on his 13-year-old daughter in ‘Eua.
Thursday 17 May 2012
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Seventeen men were arrested over the weekend in relation to a range of robberies in Nuku‘alofa, including a violent robbery at the Tau’olunga Komipiuta in Fasi mo e Afi, but police are calling on the community to step up their neighbourhood watch with an effective response to help in the fight against crime.
Wednesday 9 May 2012
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Burglars bound and gagged a Nuku‘alofa businessman, and violently assaulted him, while robbing his home and business on Friday night, May 5.
Wednesday 9 May 2012 - 1 comment
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Five men remain in custody after an armed robbery at a Chinese shop in Ma’ufanga on Saturday night, April 28, led to arrests the following day.
Tuesday 1 May 2012
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A stash of burgled items, including a dental air compressor stolen from Vaiola Hospital, was recovered after raids on 10 locations by a special investigative team, that was set up by the police to crack down on an epidemic of housebreakings and theft that has plagued the capital, Nuku’alofa, for a long time.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
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