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Friday 18 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have been arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis at three different locations in Tongatapu in an ongoing operation by Tonga Police.
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Monday 3 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men, including a 31-year-old male police officer were arrested with seven packs of methamphetamine on Vuna Road in an ongoing Police operation.
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Wednesday 15 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men from two different locations in Nuku'alofa were arrested on Monday, July 13 as part of an ongoing Police Operation to disrupt the supply of illicit drugs in the community.
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Tuesday 14 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people were arrested with methamphetamine by Tonga Police in separate locations in Tongatapu, as Drug Enforcement Taskforce continues to target drug dealers in vehicles.
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Wednesday 24 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with methamphetamine and over $1,500 pa’anga cash seized at two different locations in Tongatapu yesterday, Tuesday.
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Tuesday 2 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old man was arrested with 26.76 grams of methamphetamine at his home in Fo’ui on May 26.
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Wednesday 8 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six men were arrested with 122 small packets of cannabis ready for sale at four different locations in Tongatapu on Saturday, April 4.
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Friday 3 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight men were arrested on April 1 for possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, in a Tonga Police operation during the national lockdown.
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Wednesday 18 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested with cannabis on March 13 at a plantation in Fua'amotu, as Tonga Police target drug dealers and suppliers.
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Thursday 12 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fainga Lavulo Tengange (32) was sentenced to six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for possession of 0.38 grams of methamphetamine, when arrested in Ngele’ia.
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Tuesday 3 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four accused have been charged after 21.53 grams of methamphetamine was seized at three different locations in Tongatapu, over the past week.
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Wednesday 27 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been found guilty of possessing methamphetamine, when Tonga Police interrupted drug dealing activity held at home in Ngele'ia in August, 2018.
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Thursday 14 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis were seized in vehicles parked at Longolongo, Tongatapu, on November 12.
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Tuesday 8 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four people have been arrested and charged after packs of methamphetamine and cannabis were seized at a home in Sopu, on October 4.
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Tuesday 30 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lautaimi Tu’itavake (34) of Malapo was sentenced to two-years three-months imprisonment for possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, found on him during his arrest in the Nuku'alofa Central Business District in 2018.
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Tuesday 30 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lisiate ‘Otuhouma (28) who is charged in relation to the seizure of three kilograms of methamphetamine at his home in Fahefa, had his case adjourned to September.
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Monday 22 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer has been charged with accepting bribery in relation to the Sione Filipe Jr. illicit drugs case. Their cases are adjourned to July 29, at the Fasi Magistrate's Court.
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Thursday 23 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's drugs problem is on the rise, “like a cancer in the community,” says Psychiatric Specialist, Dr Mapa Puloka, who warns that government is too slow in tackling the epidemic and needs to urgently prioritize more funding before it gets out of hand. He issues a stark prognosis: “If they can’t stop it...what will happen is drug dealers or drug lords will run our government and end up being their puppets because of the power of money.” By Eleanor Gee.
Wednesday 20 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
National consultations are being held in Nuku'alofa this week on how to tackle the rising problem of illicit drugs, particularly methamphetamine. The Tonga Government invited the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat to hold consultations to assist policy formation.
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Tuesday 15 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Drug busts by a Tonga Police Drugs Taskforce in December last year seized methamphetamine and cannabis packed ready for sale, after some arrests were made on the main street in the Nuku'alofa Central Business District of men allegedly attempting to sell the illicit drugs.
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