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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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Monday 23 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 38-year-old man who failed to appear at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on Monday, July 23 on charges related to the death of an 11-year-old girl on the road.
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Wednesday 18 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The two Tongan men arrested in relation to the seizure of 58 kilograms of cocaine worth around $30 million pa’anga in street value in Ha’apai have applied for bail in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 10 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two tourism operators in Vava'u, who are embroiled in a bitter lawsuit had their civil cases adjourned again to May 16, at the Magistrate’s Court in Neiafu.
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Friday 27 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two tourism operators in Vava'u, who are embroiled in a bitter lawsuit, had their civil cases adjourned to May 9, at the Magistrate’s Court in Neiafu.
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Thursday 29 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Elisapeti Makoni Lavakei’aho Langi was sworn in as a Senior Magistrate on March 29, becoming only the second woman in this position in Tonga.
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Wednesday 31 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer (27) charged with armed robbery remains in custody after his case was adjourned to 6 June.
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Monday 10 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven Georgians including a 10-year-old boy appeared at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court in Nuku’alofa this morning similarly charged with dealing with forged documents, namely stolen Greek passports. The charge against the boy Armaz Khuluzauri a.k.a. Nilolaos Markopouloswas struck off.
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Wednesday 7 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hemaloto Makafilia (23) and Sailosi Lau’i (21) who were arrested and charged for the brutal attack of a 56-year-old American woman, the United States Peace Corps Director in Nuku’alofa in July, were denied bail by the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on Monday, 5 September.
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Thursday 11 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu'iha'ateiho is expected to appear at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 15 August on numerous charges including common assault, unlawful imprisonment and possession of unlicensed ammunition in relation to a public disturbance earlier this year.
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Thursday 11 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chief Justice dismissed an application by Mateni and Lautala Tapueluelu for a transfer to the Supreme Court of a civil proceeding for defamation brought against them by the CEO of Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC). The case will remain to be heard by the Magistrate's Court
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Thursday 12 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan nationals who have been charged with forgery, receiving bribery and related charges regarding a complaint over a passport application that allegedly involved a forged birth certificate had their case adjourned to Monday, 23 November.
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Thursday 26 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The five men accused of kidnapping a father and son in Nuku’alofa in July, and taking a ransom, had their bail extended to appear at the Nuku’alofa Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 30.
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Wednesday 1 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Nuku'alofa Magistrate has ruled there was no case to answer in accusations made against Tonga's Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, the Minister of Justice Hon Clive Edwards, and a Tongan company Tongasat, headed by HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita, who appeared before the court last week.
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