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Results for causing grievous bodily harm

Tuesday 29 August 2023
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Atunaisa Kali (48) was sentenced to two-years and eight-months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to his son in law at Popua. He is serving 16-months of his imprisonment sentence, with the remaining suspended on conditions.
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Monday 30 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A teenager, Semisi Peleketi Vea was sentenced to three-years eight months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to a 20-year-old man using a machete, in 2022.
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Wednesday 27 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hausia Vaka (43) was sentenced to seven and a half years imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm, when he attacked and severely injured his neighbour's left hand with a machete at Makapaeo."What he did was attack a defenseless man on the ground and aimed a machete blow at his head, which in turn caused these life-changing injuries," said the judge.
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Wednesday 8 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man was charged with causing grievous bodily harm in relation to the stabbing of another man with a knife at Ha’ateiho on Friday night, 3 June.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Timote ‘Aho’atu (44) was sentenced to two-years nine-months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to Siaosi Na'a, whom he shot with a pistol in 2021. The judge said the law required the accused to complain to the police if he felt that the victim had unfairly and unlawfully done him wrong. "That law stops you and prohibits you from punishing or killing that person who has wronged you.”
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