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Wednesday 8 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A re-offender, Pouono ‘Aisake (29) was sentenced to six-years imprisonment after pleading guilty to causing grievous bodily harm, when he hit a Senior Police Constable with a machete on the head, in August 2018. The judge found that the accused when angry poses a serious danger to society.
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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siokatame Tupou continues to serve a lengthy imprisonment term for attacking and injuring two men with a machete in 2017, after the Appeal Court dismissed his appeal and said, offenders inflicting serious injury with a weapon must ordinarily expect to serve a term of imprisonment.
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Monday 3 September 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pouono ‘Aisake (28) appeared at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 3 on charges related to injuring a Senior Police Constable with a machete last month.
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Friday 31 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man who injured a Senior Police Constable when he hit him on the head with a machete remains in custody to appear at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 3.
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Friday 24 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old Senior Police Constable sustained head injuries after being hit on the head with a machete by a man while responding to a call for assistance during a domestic dispute in Hofoa.
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Tuesday 22 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sonatane Motu'apuaka Uaisele (29) was acquitted by jurors of grievous bodily harm after he was accused of striking a woman with a machete in 2017.
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Thursday 16 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Melekiseteki Helu (26) has appeared in court in relation to assaulting his 60-year-old father with a machete in January.
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Monday 31 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men and two teenaged boys who are charged with the murder of ‘Aiveni Teisina (36), who was allegedly assaulted with a machete, are due back in court this week.
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Monday 24 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old man died at Vaiola Hospital early this morning Monday, October 24 from serious injures sustained after he was assaulted with a machete at a solar farm parking lot in Vaini early Sunday morning, October 23.
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Tuesday 26 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men are in Vaiola Hospital with serious injuries after an alleged drunken brawl involving a machete and a piece of wood, at a bush allotment in Niutoua on Sunday night 24 July.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested after a prison warden's son was attacked with a machete during a robbery inside a warden's home at the Hu‘atolitoli Prison compound in Vaini on Sunday November 9.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old Tongan man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a Chinese shopkeeper at Halaleva in February earlier this year.
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Thursday 12 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Patelesio Mafi (66) received a three-year suspended sentence on Wednesday, June 11 for attacking his nephew Richard Mafi (39) with a machete at the family Ha’amoko Bakery in 2011. He was ordered to pay $1,000 in compensation to the victim.
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Tuesday 25 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 66-year-old man is on trial in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court charged with attacking his nephew (39) with a machete, while trying to settle a dispute over an unpaid bill at the family bakery at Ma'ufanga on 15 February 2011.
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