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Tuesday 22 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tailoni Mafi (39) was today jailed for 22-months for serious housebreaking and serious indecent assault committed on a young woman, who was asleep at her home in Tongatapu. In court the offender was described as “a dangerous person”.
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Monday 14 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Tukitoa (47) was sentenced to three-years six-months imprisonment for committing indecent assault on a child under the age of 12. “The protection of young children deserves nothing less,” said the Supreme Court judge.
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Monday 29 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Limoni Tito Siasau was found guilty of serious indecent assault committed on a 33-year-old female worker on board a yacht in Vaipua, Vava'u.
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Monday 1 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 15-months imprisonment for serious indecent assault on a teenager which was fully suspended, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Monday 11 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Tui’one Pulotu (47) will continue serving his prison term for serious indecent assaults committed on a woman in Tongatapu, after his application to appeal against sentence was refused by the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 2 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old male Police Constable has been arrested and charged with rape and indecent assault of an 18-year-old young woman, while she was in police custody at an unspecified location.
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Wednesday 29 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man was sentenced to nine-years imprisonment for rape and indecent assault of a young girl. While, a 22-year-old was jailed for two-years for indecent assault.
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Thursday 23 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man was sentenced at the Supreme Court to two-years imprisonment for serious indecent assault committed on a young girl in Tongatapu. The judge suppressed information that might reveal the victim's identity.
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Wednesday 1 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man was found guilty of rape, while a 22-year-old was guilty of indecent assault committed on a young girl, under the age of 12 in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 10 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 44-year-old man has been jailed for two-years after he was found guilty on two counts of indecent assault of a teenage girl in 2018. "With the possible exception of the relatively recent rise in serious drug related offences, sexual offences, especially against the young are one of the most damaging ills to the moral and legal integrity of any society," said the Chief Justice.
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Wednesday 26 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy received a fully suspended sentence for indecently assaulting a 51-year-old woman, who was going for a run in the morning. "No member of society deserves to be set upon in broad daylight in the way in which the defendant did here,” said the Chief Justice in sentencing the offender.
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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 56-year-old man was sentenced to 16-months imprisonment for indecently assaulting a child under the age of 12 last year in the Nuku'alofa area.
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Friday 10 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 48-year-old man has been charged with indecently assaulting a 10-year-old girl at Ma’ufanga.
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Tuesday 20 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A stepfather was sentenced to 12 and a half years imprisonment for numerous offences that included serious indecent assault of his two young stepdaughters and raping one of them. The mother (42) who helped him commit some of these serious sexual offences was sentenced to seven years and three months imprisonment. The judge agreed that the offendings constituted a grave breach of trust and the sentence imposed should reflect it.
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Friday 2 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men of foreign nationality, reportedly from New Zealand, were arrested and charged in relation to the unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition confiscated on a yacht in Nuku'alofa. One has also been charged with indecent assault.
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Monday 24 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A stepfather was found guilty by a Supreme Court judge, on numerous counts that included serious indecent assault of his two young step-daughters and raping one of them, while the mother was found guilty of helping him commit several of these serious sexual offences, which took place last year in Tongatapu. Name suppression was ordered by the judge to protect the identity of the victims.
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Tuesday 26 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 21-year-old man who was arrested in relation to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a six year-old girl last weekend in Tongatapu has been charged to appear in court.
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Wednesday 27 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Iketau (18) was sentenced to three-years imprisonment for sodamizing a child under the age of 12 at Lapaha, Tongatapu in June last year. The accused, a first time offender was unemployed and relied on his parents who are missionaries for support.
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Tuesday 12 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man has been charged with indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Kolonga, Tongatapu. He is expected to appear at the Magistrate’s Court in Mu’a on Wednesday, 13 July.
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Friday 15 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-years imprisonment sentence was imposed on a man who had pleaded guilty to multiple counts of having carnal knowledge and indecently assaulting two girls who were under the age of 12 in 2014. The security of young children in Tonga is paramount here, said Mr Justice Cato on 7 April, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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