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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Timote ‘Aho’atu (44) was sentenced to two-years nine-months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to Siaosi Na'a, whom he shot with a pistol in 2021. The judge said the law required the accused to complain to the police if he felt that the victim had unfairly and unlawfully done him wrong. "That law stops you and prohibits you from punishing or killing that person who has wronged you.”
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Tuesday 21 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ta‘ufo‘ou Fale‘ofa (45) was sentenced today to 20-months imprisonment for using a firearm without a license, specifically a .45 pistol, which he fired at a vehicle in Kolonga in January this year, after entering a home with a loaded firearm. The judge noted the accused had a significant criminal history both here and in the United States for violence involving firearms.
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Monday 15 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man was acquitted of unlawful possession of a .38 pistol by a Supreme Court judge, who found the police search unlawful. In addition, prosecution failed to prove the charge beyond reasonable doubt.
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Monday 26 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men who were arrested on November 15 after illicit drugs and a pistol were seized in a vehicle during a police routine traffic stop on Hihifo Road and at a property in Fangaloto, appeared at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on November 26.
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Friday 17 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple from Tokomololo who were arrested and charged in relation to possession of cannabis, a pistol and cash after a car chase last week at Fou’i had their case adjourned to Thursday, February 23.
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Tuesday 14 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple from Tokomololo were arrested for possession of cannabis, one pistol and over $500 pa'anga cash after they were chased and stopped by Tonga Police in their car early Thursday morning, February 9 at Fo’ui.
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