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Friday 22 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Penisimani Angilau received a suspended sentence today for causing serious bodily harm to another man, when he hit him with a piece of timber fracturing his left hand during an argument at a petrol station at Vaini. The Supreme Court judge ruled this as a case of special circumstances because the offender was provoked when the complainant jumped into the queue at the petrol station and refused to back off.
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Monday 16 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man was sentenced today to four-years and six-months imprisonment for causing grievous harm, when he hit a man on the head with an iron rod and then punched another. His co-accused received a suspended sentence for a lesser count.
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Thursday 3 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Samisoni Tu’i’onetoa and Sitiveni Pomale Moala have both been jailed for grievous bodily harm on two brothers in an altercation in ‘Utui last year.
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Monday 3 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kapuana ‘Unga was sentenced to three-years imprisonment for causing serious bodily harm to a victim using a machete, at Ha’alaufuli, Vava’u in 2020. The judge said, “What you and the people who were with you were doing was most irresponsible and reckless that you did not stop to think of the consequences."
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Thursday 1 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lilieta Tu’itupou (30) who assaulted her 54-year-old mother with a machete remains jailed for three-months, after appealing against her sentence to the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa. The judge said, this was a very sad case involving an adult daughter assaulting her mother.
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Monday 22 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man from Lapaha is being hospitalised from injuries sustained from an alleged machete attack at Lapaha on Sunday morning, March 21.
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Wednesday 17 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man from Veitongo was arrested on March 16 in relation to the assault on Lord Dalgety (76) during an attempted armed robbery at his home in Ha’ateiiho last month.
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Friday 26 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Suliana Fate (21), who was convicted of knocking-out a man with a stick while drunk, before stealing his vehicle in Ma'ufanga, received a suspended jail sentence, together with two other co-accused.
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Monday 18 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old woman from Folaha remains in police custody charged with assault and bodily harm of a child, after a post on facebook went viral showing screenshots of an assault on a 3-year-old inside a car.
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Tuesday 18 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man was arrested for assaulting his 31-year-old girlfriend who remains in critical condition at Vaiola Hospital.
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Friday 13 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men received suspended sentences and one was discharged on conditions, at the Supreme Court in an assault of a soldier at Havelu in September 2018.
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Friday 20 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who assaulted a soldier in September last year were found guilty at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa, on December 16.
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Monday 28 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight boys from Liahona High School and Tonga College have been arrested and charged, in relation to a school brawl on October 26, in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 3 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 74-year-old man of Chinese origin was awarded $12,000 pa'anga in damages by the Supreme Court, for emotional suffering and injuries suffered, after being assaulted by his son-in-law in 2016.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Saimone Vaka (36), a prisoner, was acquitted of seven counts, including three of sodomy alleged to have been committed on a 19-year-old cell mate, after a Judge found that a confession had been beaten out of him by prison officers at Hu'atolitoli.
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Friday 24 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The case against three soldiers charged in the assault of a man at Vaini last year is to be called on June 17 for committal to the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 9 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three soldiers charged in relation to an assault of a man in Vaini in November last year had their case adjourned to May 20.
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Friday 4 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four soldiers have been charged in relation to an alleged assault of a man in Vaini in November last year.
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Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy who assaulted and robbed a Chinese shopkeeper in February this year was discharged without conviction by a Supreme Court judge on November 26 in Nuku'alofa who considered that: “a conviction for such a serious offence as robbery will be far more detrimental than the injury and theft he committed to the complainant."
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Tuesday 27 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old youth, who was found seriously injured on the side of the main road in Ha'atafu over the weekend, died on November 26, at Vaiola Hospital.
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