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Friday 24 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rick Riechelmann (60) was sentenced to 21-months imprisonment for possession of cannabis seized at his home in Fangaloto. The sentence was fully suspended after the judge considered the health issues the defendant faced. The defendant admitted he was smoking cannabis for pain relief and taking it palliatively.
Wednesday 22 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Latu Mata’u (43) was sentenced to 34-months imprisonment for serious causing bodily harm to a 21-year-old, whom he injured with a metal pipe while drinking at Veitongo. The sentence was fully suspended due to factors considered by the Supreme Court Judge that resulted in this exception.
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Monday 30 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Netane Taufa (29) was sentenced to one-year imprisonment for cultivation of 23 cannabis plants that were seized at a residence in Nukunuku. The sentence was fully suspended on conditions.
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Friday 28 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Songo’imoli (40) of Popua was sentenced to 18-months imprisonment for possession of 0.08 grams of methamphetamine. This was fully suspended at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 25 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou Saulala Haupeakui (27) was sentenced today to a suspended sentence of nine-months imprisonment for possessing 0.46 grams of methamphetamine, seized at Kolomotu'a in 2020. The judge said the producers, suppliers and dealers of the drugs needed “young foolish persons like you to sell the drugs for them”.
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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Alifeleti Uasi (18) was sentenced today to 18-months imprisonment for causing serious bodily harm, when he injured a shopkeeper with rocks at a Chinese shop. He was drunk and was denied getting a can of soda, which he did not have enough money for. The judge said it was clear that the accused had a very real problem with alcohol.
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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Woody Kalekale (52) was sentenced to eight-months imprisonment for possession of illicit drugs, which was fully suspended on conditions.
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Friday 30 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Toutai Mafile’o was sentenced to two-years imprisonment, which was fully suspended for dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm to his passenger in 2020 at Mu'a. He was intoxicated.
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Thursday 22 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Uinise Toke (36) was sentenced to two-years imprisonment for grievous bodily harm, when she repeatedly struck her 33-year-old partner with a machete, on his head and hands. The sentence was fully suspended on condition.
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Wednesday 7 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Manavahetau Fua’eiki (42) who was convicted of possession of methamphatamine was sentenced to one-year nine-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended on conditions at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 3 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ue’ikaetau Tapa’atoutai was sentenced to six-months imprisonment for possession of 0.08 grams of methamphetamine and 0.43 grams of cannabis. This was fully suspended on conditions.
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Wednesday 27 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Inoke Huakau (39) was sentenced at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, to six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for possession of 0.29 grams of methamphetamine in 2019.
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Wednesday 20 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Similati Tupou was sentenced to nine-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for possession of 0.01 gram of methamphatamine and 94 blank .22 ammunitions without a license, seized at his home in Pahu.
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Tuesday 12 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paea Leka was sentenced to two-years six-months imprisonment (fully suspended) for possession of 5.23 grams of methamphetamine and 0.72 grams of cannabis, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 24 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Toomas Liiv from Estonia was sentenced by the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court to two-years imprisonment, which was fully suspended on charges, including possession of 67.12 grams of cannabis seized at Puke in 2019.
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Monday 21 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 44-year-old man who was sentenced to 16-months imprisonment for possession of illicit drugs, including 2.21 grams of methamphatamine, got his sentence fully suspended, and identity suppressed. He was a police informant who assisted in the seizure of other illicit drugs. The Crown counsel denied that there was any agreement for immunity for prosecution in return for the defendant's assistance
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Wednesday 9 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Shalina Kumar (23) from Fangaloto was sentenced to six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for charges, including possession of 0.06 grams of methamphatamine.
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Tuesday 8 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Inoke Hu’akau (39) received a suspended sentence for charges, including possession of 0.06 grams of methamphetamine seized at a home in Kapeta, earlier this year.
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Wednesday 2 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Muimui He Lotu ‘Amaka (33) and Sione Moli (34) were sentenced to nine-months imprisonment each for possession of 0.25 grams of methamphetamine and 0.24 grams of cannabis at Nukunuku.
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Monday 30 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou Le’okava Tafuna (38) was sentenced to six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for possession of 0.4 grams of methamphetamine seized at Longolongo.
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