A Fafa Island Holiday Resort employee, Mosese Ongosia (28), who died at Vaiola Hospital on 7 February, was one of two staff who collapsed while bailing out a septic tank on the island.
Police & Crime
Tonga’s Solicitor General, ‘Aminiasi Kefu, said today that the Crown was dropping drugs charges against Lord Tu’ilakepa because of the complexity of the case, and also because key evidence gathered from telephone interceptions was done outside of the Tongan law.
An inquest will be held in Neiafu, Vava’u tomorrow into the death of Milan Rindzak (35), a Slovakian, whose remains were found onboard the JeReVe yacht that went aground on a reef near Luatafito Atoll, Vava’u in November 2012.
More than 200kgs of cocaine worth an estimated street value of AUD$116 million, that was seized by Tongan authorities on the wreck of the ‘JeReVe’ yacht that ran aground on Luatafito Atoll in Vava’u, have been sent to Australia for destruction.
Police have identifed the man who died in an altercation on Saturday night as Sione Kipione (23), a student at Tonga’s Institute of Education from ‘Utungake, Vava’u who had been living at Nukunuku.