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Thursday 29 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three men accused in the seizure of ten illegal firearms and more than 20,000 live bullets allegedly smuggled through shipments from the United States, had their case adjourned to October at the Magistrate's Court in Vava'u.
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Friday 3 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Customs Officer arrested in relation to a major seizure of drugs by Tonga Customs Officers on April 23 at the Queen Salote Wharf, is due to appear at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court on Monday, May 6.
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Friday 15 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested after photos of them holding firearms and what appeared to be a grenade were posted on Facebook.
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Friday 16 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men were arrested on Thursday, November 15 after illicit drugs and a pistol were seized in a vehicle during a police routine traffic stop on Hihifo road and at a property in Fangaloto.
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Monday 21 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people were arrested last week in separate search warrants after being found in possession of methamphetamine, cannabis, firearms and cash in Tongatapu.
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Friday 9 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six men arrested with cannabis and firearms have been charged after the execution of multiple search warrants at three different locations in Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 20 February 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven men aged 20-35 years were arrested when a police operation seized unlicensed firearms, ammunition and cannabis.
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight men remain in custody follow their arrests in connection with the seizure of a large haul of cannabis plants and seeds on 4 May, at six different bush allotments in Fou’i and Matahau.
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Tuesday 28 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged after being found in possession of cannabis, ammunition and firearm in two separate homes in Nukunuku on, Friday 24 March.
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Monday 9 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vava‘u Noble’s Representative to Parliament, who was fined last week after pleading guilty to firearms and ammunition charges, will retain his noble title since his sentencing was less than two years.
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Monday 12 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two re-elected Nobles' Representatives to the Tonga Legislative Assembly are due to appear at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court this month. One noble is up for sentencing while the other for sentencing submissions on separate firearm and ammunition charges.
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Friday 29 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga Lord Tu’iha’ateiho pleaded not guilty today to one count of possession of a firearm without a license regarding a .22 semi-automatic pistol. Tentative trial dates was set for November 2014.
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Nadi, Fiji
An American national of Tongan ethnicity has been charged for bribery of a public official and illegal possession of arms and ammunition after he attempted to smuggle firearms and ammunition past security officials at Fiji‘s Nadi Airport last week.
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Wednesday 30 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Crown is expected to formally withdraw two of the illicit drug charges against Lord Tu'ilakepa due to insufficient evidence - two years after the noble was first charged in December 2010.
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Tuesday 18 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Speaker of Parliament Lord Tu'ilakepa and the current Deputy Speaker Lord Tu'iha'ateiho will appear at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court separately in October and November, for preliminary inquiries on separate criminal charges.
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Thursday 23 February 2012
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged in relation to the seizure of five rifles at Veitongo, Tongatapu, on February 2.
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Wednesday 22 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's police have suspended issuing any new firearms licenses as a response to the increasing number of armed hold-up incidents in Tonga, but they believe there are many people in possession of illegal firearms.
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Friday 17 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan police are hunting for two armed men, who robbed a Chinese shop at Longolongo on Thursday evening, February 9.
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Tuesday 7 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
ord Tu'iha'ateiho will appear at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on March 28 for a preliminary inquiry on a charge of unlawful possession of an automatic pistol without a licence.
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Thursday 25 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Speaker of the Tongan Parliament, Lord Lasike will appear at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa on September 30 on a charge of the unlawful possession of ammunition, .22 rifle bullets.
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