A 50-year-old Tongan man in Gisborne, New Zealand was sentenced to 140 hours of community work by the Gisborne District Court after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his son with a kafa (taovala belt) for refusing to read the bible.
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Results for corporal punishment
Wednesday 13 December 2017
Gisborne, New Zealand
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Kalafitoni Latu, the Principal of Tonga College ‘Atele, apologized yesterday for the vicious beating of students by a prefect at the all boys school in a 2011 incident. The incident was captured on video and appeared on the internet last week.
Tuesday 9 April 2013
The Tonga Police are investigating evidence of a brutal beating of young male students by another male student, said to be a prefect, in a corporal punishment rite captured on a grainy video that was posted on the internet You-Tube last week and quickly spread to other webpages.