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Tuesday 19 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Cabinet has changed its mind and rejected a proposal from “the Brown Group” to cultivate hemp in Tonga, the Prime Minister's Office announced this afternoon.
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Tuesday 22 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 20 people were arrested by Tonga Police, in relation to illicit drugs and drink driving, in a combined operation over the weekend in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 30 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 55-year-old man from Kolofo’ou was arrested with 14 packs methamphetamine on September 25.
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Tuesday 3 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police seized 4,847 live bullets, allegedly smuggled, at a location in Ma’ufanga, as well as illicit drugs from other locations, during a police operation from August 30 to September 1, in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 24 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer charged with accepting bribery in relation to the Sione Filipe Jr. case remains in custody with his bail to be reviewed on July 26.
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Tuesday 16 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Filipe Jr. was arrested on Monday, July 15 in relation to illicit drugs, Tonga Police confirmed this afternoon.
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Tuesday 16 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siua Sekona is a co-accused charged with Sione Filipe Jr in relation to the seizure of 242 grams of cannabis seeds brought into Tonga, at Fua’amotu International Airport in March, confirmed Police Prosecution.
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Friday 5 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A bail hearing for Paula Naitoko (59) the Senior Customs Officer charged in the major seizure of illicit drugs in April at the Queen Salote Wharf had his case adjourned to July 12.
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Wednesday 3 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight people were arrested with packs of methamphetamine, cash and bullets on July 1, in ongoing illicit drugs operations by Tonga Police.
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Friday 14 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Epuefi Holiday Laimani was found guilty of possession of the illciit drug methamphetamine seized at a hut in Hofoa in August last year.
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Monday 10 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Naitoko (59) the Senior Customs Officer charged in the major seizure of illicit drugs in April at the Queen Salote Wharf, had his case adjourned to June 17.
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Friday 31 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested in separate seizures of illicit drugs, including a man from Lapaha who was found with cannabis and a firearm smuggled in a shipment from the United States.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lautaimi Tu’itavake (34) from Malapo has been remanded in custody for sentencing for possession of cannabis and methamphatamine, after a one day trial on May 20 at the Supreme Court.
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Monday 6 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Naitoko (59) is the Senior Customs Officer charged in relation to a major seizure of drugs by Tonga Customs Officers on April 23 at the Queen Salote Wharf.
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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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Tuesday 16 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with seven packs of methamphetamine at a motel in Kolofo’ou on Monday, April 15.
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Friday 12 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old woman from the Liahona area was arrested after being found with 20 packs of cannabis and 95 live ammunition on April 10.
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Monday 1 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Mangisi pleaded not guilty today to charges relating to the seizure of 1.9 kilos of methamphetamine in the departure lounge at Fua’amotu International Airport last year. His co-accused, meanwhile, has pleaded guilty.
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Monday 1 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with suspected methamphetamine and cannabis at a home in Pili on Friday, March 29.
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Thursday 21 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Members of the community today had their say on how to tackle Tonga's rising illicit drugs problem, during a one-day national Stakeholders Consultation, aimed to form a Tonga Illicit Drugs Policy.
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