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Thursday 27 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial of five men charged with the murder of Sione Feimoefiafi (49) will start at the Supreme Court on Monday, August 31.
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Thursday 6 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The case against Siosaia Tu Maile the 19-year-old who is charged with the murder of Tonga's Salvation Army leader Ned Cook (67), was adjourned to September.
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Tuesday 12 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Harry Ofiu Vamanrar (27) died at Vaiola Hospital on Sunday May 10, after he was found critically injured at a home in Haveluloto.
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Monday 20 January 2020

Salt Lake City, Utah
Taniela Lopiseni Salakielu (23) of Nevada, was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by the U.S. District Court in Utah for the beating death of a father of four children, Rand Hatch (50), in the Utah town of Bountiful in late 2018.
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Tuesday 17 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The five men charged with the murder of Sione Feimoefiafi (49) in the Nuku'alofa CBD, have pleaded not guilty on December 17 at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 13 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A landmark court case is set to take place in the American state of Nevada over whether the state’s death penalty should exempt offenders that are “mentally-ill”. The appeal case concerns Siaosi Vanisi (49), a Tongan man who is currently on death row for murder.
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Thursday 31 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The case against five men charged with the murder of Sione Feimoefiafi (49) in the Nuku'alofa CBD, is expected to be called for the first time at the Supreme Court on December 3.
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Wednesday 9 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fanaafe Misifane (35) died after he was allegedly assaulted with metal rods on the head, at Holonga on Sunday, October 6. Three men in their early 20s have been arrested and charged with his murder.
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Tuesday 8 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested and charged with the murder of a 35 year old man at Holonga on Sunday, October 6.
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Tuesday 1 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men charged with the murder of Sione Feimoefiafi (49) in February this year remain on the Supreme Court's “no fly” list and are prohibited from travelling outside of Tonga.
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Tuesday 1 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 19-year-old at Tu’anekivale on Saturday night, September 28.
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Tuesday 20 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Funaki Katoa of Ma’ufanga (19) who was found guilty for the murder of Pita ‘Asipolo (44) was sentenced to life imprisonment on August 19, at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 13 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Emilio To‘a this morning changed his plea to guilty to an alternative charge of manslaughter in the death of Siaosi ‘Okusitino Tupa, who died after being stabbed multiple times with a knife during a drunken brawl at Fangaloto in March, 2018.
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Tuesday 7 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Emilio To’a has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Siaosi ‘Okusitino Tupa, who died after being stabbed multiple times with a knife during a drunken brawl at Fangaloto in March, 2018.
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Tuesday 12 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siosateki Uikelotu Tu‘itufu (19) was sentenced to life imprisonment after a jury found him guilty of murdering 18-year-old ‘Ailine Finau, whom he repeatedly assaulted with a machete in February last year.
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Tuesday 12 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Final submissions by legal counsel in the trial of Siosateki Uikelotu Tu’itufu (19) charged with the murder of ‘Ailine Finau (18), whom he is alleged to have repeatedly assaulted with a machete was completed on February 11.
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Thursday 7 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Deep incisions on parts of the head and neck were among multiple injuries examined on the victim ‘Ailine Finau, according to a pathologist report presented at the trial of Siosateki Uikelotu Tu’itufu (19) who is charged with her murder. A doctor gave evidence of 32 strikes found on her body.
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Tuesday 29 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The final submissions by legal counsel in the trial of ‘Atonio Moeaki (40) charged with the murder of a young dentist, Dr Sione Feo Lau’i (23,) was completed on January 28 at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 17 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sitiveni ‘Esi Muli (17) was today sentenced to life imprisonment for the brutal killing of Mr Feng Sheng Pei and Mrs Su Jie Wen. A unanimous verdict by a jury, found him guilty of two counts of murder and one of armed robbery.
Wednesday 16 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The final submissions by legal counsel in the trial of Sitiveni ‘Esi Muli (17) charged with the murders of a couple, Mr Feng Sheng Pei and Mrs Su Jie Wen was completed today, January 16 at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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