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Tuesday 12 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paea Leka was sentenced to two-years six-months imprisonment (fully suspended) for possession of 5.23 grams of methamphetamine and 0.72 grams of cannabis, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 12 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lelei Vaiangina (54) was sentenced to nine-months imprisonment, fully suspended for possession of 0.04 grams of methamphetamine seized outside a vehicle at the Nuku'alofa (Central) Police Station last year.
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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight people have been arrested and charged in the seizure of cannabis and methamphetamine at different locations in Tongatapu, during Tonga Police holiday operation, which began on December 21.The police holiday operation, which ends on January 4 next year has 278 Tonga police officers working around the clock to ensure people's safety and public order.
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Thursday 24 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Toomas Liiv from Estonia was sentenced by the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court to two-years imprisonment, which was fully suspended on charges, including possession of 67.12 grams of cannabis seized at Puke in 2019.
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Friday 18 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repeated drug offender Vainikolo Selu has been jailed for two-years nine-months at Hu'atolitoli Prison.
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Tuesday 15 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kuliti Tongamoa, aka “Creed”, who supplied cocaine to a former international rugby player 'Epeli Taione (41) at 'Umusi in January, was found guilty on two counts of supplying illicit drugs; while Taione was found guilty of possession of illicit drugs, in a verdict delivered in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on December 11. They will be sentenced on 19 February, 2021.
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Wednesday 9 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Shalina Kumar (23) from Fangaloto was sentenced to six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for charges, including possession of 0.06 grams of methamphatamine.
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Wednesday 2 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Muimui He Lotu ‘Amaka (33) and Sione Moli (34) were sentenced to nine-months imprisonment each for possession of 0.25 grams of methamphetamine and 0.24 grams of cannabis at Nukunuku.
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Wednesday 18 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lelei Vaiangina was found guilty on possession of 0.04 grams of methamphetamine seized in a vehicle, parked outside the Central Police Station in Nuku'alofa, earlier this year. He will be sentenced on December 3.
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Monday 16 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten people were arrested with illicit drugs, including methamphetamine from five different locations in Tongatapu over the last three weeks.
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Wednesday 11 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lisiate ‘Otuhouma (29) was sentenced to 15-years imprisonment at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court for possession of 3 kilograms of methamphetamine at his home in Fahefa in 2019.
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Thursday 5 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men will be tried at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on a charge relating to the seizure of just over 2.1 kg of methamphatamine last year. Police allege that the haul had a street value in Tonga of just over $2 million pa'anga.
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Wednesday 4 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Likamani Fa’aoso was sentenced to 16-months imprisonment for possession of 165.37 grams of cannabis, at a police checkpoint in Tofoa during a routine COVID-19 inspection.
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Friday 16 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with 10.66 grams of methamphetamine ready for distribution at their home in Sopu on October 15.
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Thursday 15 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five people have been arrested and charged with offences in relation to possession of methamphetamine and cannabis in four different locations in Tongatapu.
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Friday 2 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis from six different locations in Tongatapu, by Tonga Police over the last week.
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Tuesday 29 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cash of $5,639 pa’anga that was seized by Police from 'Epuefi Holiday Laimani in a drug bust, is “tainted property”. The Nuku'alofa Supreme Court ordered that the money be confiscated to the Crown, and deposited into a Tonga Confiscated and Forfeited Assets Fund.
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Tuesday 15 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Talikivaha Palei Posoni was acquitted of possessing cocaine at Te'ekiu, after a Supreme Court judge found that the evidence was insufficient to prove beyond reasonable doubt the offence. There were discrepancies in the evidence because the analyst's report about the substance she received did not match the substance found by police at the accused's house.
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Friday 28 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis from a home in Mataika on August 21. They remain in police custody.
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Thursday 13 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven men were arrested with methamphetamine at four different locations in Tongatapu in ongoing police operation targeting drug dealers and suppliers.
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