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Wednesday 9 June 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Mr Justice Ford on June 8 dismissed charges of theft and house breaking after prosecution witnesses failed to appear in court for the trial.
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Wednesday 21 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A Tongan family who stole fine mats from a princess were sentenced in the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court on April 16.
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Friday 16 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Two former school prefects received six months jail sentences, while 161 other school boys received suspended sentences and fines for their part in a night attack on a rival school, Tonga College, in 2002 that caused over $490,000 damage to property.
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Wednesday 7 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A six-year-old girl was rescued by passers-by after a man forced her into the public toilets at Talamahu Market on April 4, in broad daylight in the busiest part of the Tongan capital.
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Monday 22 March 2004
Pangai, Ha'apai
Six young men were found guilty at the Supreme Court, Pangai, Ha'apai, on charges relating to the death of a 67-year-old man at Nomuka on 18 April 2003.
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Wednesday 10 March 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A 38 year old man was sentenced to five years imprisonment for rape and one year for indecent assault, after picking up his victim at a bus stop.
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Wednesday 3 March 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Tamasi Kailahi, (23) of Holonga, Tongatapu, walked out a free man from the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on March 2, after a jury dismissed the Murder and Causing grevious bodily harm charges against him.
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Thursday 22 January 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
The first Marijuana case for 2004 was dismissed by Chief Justice Ward at the Supreme Court Nuku'alofa on January 20 because of the irregularities and unreliable evidence provided by the police.
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Wednesday 14 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man accused of murder will face trial by jury in the Supreme Court of Tonga on 25 February 2004.
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Monday 29 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were shot and wounded during a shooting incident at the western end of the Tuimatamoana Wharf, Nuku'alofa, in the early hours of Sunday December 21.
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Thursday 11 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian woman, Mandy Millar, was ordered to serve a 14 day prison sentence in Tonga for contempt of court, during a custody battle over her four year old daughter.
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Monday 10 November 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Taufa Vaka (23), was found guilty on a charge of causing grievous bodily harm, when he appeared in the Nuku'alofa Police Magistrate's Court on November 11.
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