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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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Monday 26 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An assault case was remitted back for trial at the Magistrate's Court, after the Lord Chief Justice quashed a decision by a Senior Magistrate to withdraw the charge. This was an appeal by the Crown in a case, Police vs Lose Hansen (respondent) who was charged with common assault.
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Tuesday 29 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Nuku'alofa Supreme Court judge quashed a conviction and sentence against Fangatapu Ngavisi at the lower court for killing a sow, because there was a miscarriage of justice. The appellant had lawful authority under regulation 6 to kill the pig, which damaged the land on which his crops were growing.
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Monday 14 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Lord Chief Justice has remitted a traffic case to be retried at the lower court, after setting aside a Senior Magistrate’s decision who acquitted a man of obstructing a driver.
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Monday 27 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former policeman, Uasila’a Halasima was sentenced to one-year imprisonment for extortion, which was fully suspended at the Magistrate's Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 20 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Uasila’a Halasima was found guilty at the Magistrate’s Court in Nuku'alofa for extorting $200 pa’anga from two men of Chinese origin, at Tanoa Hotel in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 12 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Tu’i Uata, a former Minister of Trade, was found not guilty at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on charges of neglecting to obey and refusal to obey the Nuku'alofa Port Master’s direction, regarding the mooring of the MV Pulupaki.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court upheld a conviction imposed on a man in Vava'u who scammed another of $7,000 pa'anga in return for kava.
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Monday 27 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 10 male accused charged with various illicit drug offences in separate cases were brought in a Tonga Police bus to the Fasi Magistrate’s Court this morning, May 27.
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Monday 20 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cases against two Tongan Cabinet Ministers, one over a stolen cow and the other disobeying a Port Master’s direction in regards to his vessels, remain pending at the Fasi Magistrate's Court. One is adjourned to Chambers on May 29 and the other has a trial date set for July 3.
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Friday 3 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lisiate ‘Otuhouma is the 28-year-old man charged after being arrested with three kilograms of methamphetamine at his home in Fahefa on April 17.
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Monday 15 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All cases set down for today at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court were adjourned to April 29 including that of the Minister of Justice, Sione Vuna Fa’otusia.
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Monday 8 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Tu’i Uata, the Minister of Trade and Economic Development is facing charges of neglecting to obey and refusal to obey the Port Master’s direction in regards to the mooring of two vessels, MV Pulupaki and MV Punalei.
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Monday 18 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men charged with the murder of Sione Feimoefiafi (49) had their cases adjourned to April 22, after they were called this morning at the Fasi Magistrate's Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An attempted murder charge has been made against the alleged male shooter in two petrol station shootings in Fanga and Veitongo on September 5, in addition to earlier charges of armed robbery.
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Tuesday 23 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new accused have been charged in relation to the fraud case against a former Minister of Internal Affairs ‘Akosita Lavulavu, and her husband, a former Cabinet Minister, ‘Etuate Lavulavu.
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Wednesday 10 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Finau Katoa (20) is the man charged with murder in relation to the death of a 40-year-old man at Vaiola Hospital on September 26
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Tuesday 2 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There are now seven accused charged in relation to the seizure of 2665 cannabis plants from a bush allotment in Mataika, Vava’u on September 24, Tonga’s largest cannabis bust to date.
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Thursday 9 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano had his case adjourned yet again to August 14.
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Tuesday 31 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano had his case adjourned yet again to August 9.
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