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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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Thursday 10 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A primary school teacher who admitted five counts of indecent assault on boys under the age of 12, in humiliating assaults and violations using bananas, was sentenced to a total of one year and 10 months in jail, with one year suspended.
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Tuesday 29 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Primary school teacher Tevita Po’ese Mahe (24) appeared at the Magistrate’s Court in Nuku’alofa on Monday, 28 September on multiple charges including indecently assaulting six young male students. The case was adjourned to October for submission to the Supreme Court.
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Monday 28 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old male teacher at a Government Primary School in Tongatapu has been charged with multiple counts of assault and indecent assault of six young male students on 14 September.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A six-year-old boy drowned at a public swimming pool on the seafront at Popua yesterday afternoon, January 21. This is the first death reported from drowning in Tonga for the New Year.
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Monday 10 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Leuma La’ulu (52) a Samoan national living in Tonga was sentenced to six and a half years at Hu'atolitoli Prison for indecently assaulting a nine-year-old girl at 'Utulau in July earlier this year.
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Thursday 17 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 61-year-old father has been charged by police with 12 counts of indecent assault and attempted incest on his 13-year-old daughter in 'Eua.
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Wednesday 2 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A six-years imprisonment sentence was imposed on a 49-year-old father on numerous charges of incest and indecent assault, that he had repeatedly committed on his young daughter from 2005-09.
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Monday 6 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Justice Robert Shuster imposed a four years suspended sentence on a 48-year-old father from Ha'ateiho who was convicted of incest and indecent assault, which he committed on his two daughters in 2008.
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Monday 17 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A policeman who committed "a heinous and despicable act" was confident that if the victim filed a complaint against him his fellow workers would hide it, Tonga's Chief Justice said in sentencing a constable to seven years imprisonment for raping and assaulting a woman held in a cell.
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Wednesday 7 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A six-year-old girl was rescued by passers-by after a man forced her into the public toilets at Talamahu Market on April 4, in broad daylight in the busiest part of the Tongan capital.
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Wednesday 10 March 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A 38 year old man was sentenced to five years imprisonment for rape and one year for indecent assault, after picking up his victim at a bus stop.
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