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Tuesday 13 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Valikoula (57) was sentenced today to five-years three-months imprisonment for receiving stolen Tongan properties valued at $19,400 pa’anga and encouraging another to steal $17,000 worth of kava plants. The judge said it was despicable the offender had exploited another man to his own advantage.
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Monday 12 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Tupou Tonga (24) received a suspended sentence at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court for serious housebreaking and theft of goods worth $4,200 pa’anga in 2019.
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Tuesday 18 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Valikoula was found guilty today at the Supreme Court for receiving stolen properties, namely Tongan (koloa) mats and tapa valued at $19,400 pa'anga. He was detained in Police custody for sentencing on a later date.
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Wednesday 8 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lafitani Mahe was convicted of serious housebreaking and theft of properties worth around $34,000 mostly Tongan valuables at a home in Houmakelikao in 2019.
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Thursday 18 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Aleki Filikitonga (26) was sentenced to one-year six-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended, for theft of $28,000 pa’anga from the Tonga Development Bank branch in 'Eua.
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Thursday 11 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Anisi Kulufeinga Bloomfield, a former CEO of the Ministry of Revenue and Customs is to be extradited to Fiji, where he is to be tried for offences of theft and dishonesty allegedly committed between 2011-14. A warrant for his arrest was issued in the Magistrate's Court of Fiji on 27 March 2018.
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Thursday 21 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young couple received a two-years fully suspended prison sentence for theft, when they stole Tongan artefacts valued at $62,000 pa'anga from the wife's grandmother in Kolofo'ou. None of the artefacts were recovered after being sold to a vendor at Talamahu Market.
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Wednesday 2 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ma‘ake Kali who was found guilty of the theft of goods valued at around $20,970 pa‘anga from a home in Pili, will be sentenced in November 1 at the Supreme Court.
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Monday 23 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kelikupa Maile (33) from Longolongo was convicted of serious housebreaking and theft of goods valued at around $14,990 pa'anga from his neighbour's home in December last year.
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Tuesday 11 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are investigating a break in at the University of the South Pacific Tonga Campus at Ha'ateiho on Friday night May 31.
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Thursday 2 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating a break-in at a home in Kolomotu’a, where electronic goods were stolen in April.
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Thursday 11 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating two reported break-ins at homes in Tongatapu, where Tongan valuables and cash were stolen earlier this month.
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Wednesday 20 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Maikolo ‘Ealelei (20), a habitual thief, was sentenced to four years imprisonment for serious housebreaking when he stole around $34,000 pa’anga worth of items at a home in Tofoa last year. “It is a distressingly common offence committed in the main by young men. It is a very serious problem in Tonga to which there must be a strong response,” the Chief Justice stated.
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Thursday 20 December 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 42-year-old man, who was sentenced to nine-months imprisonment by the Magistrate’s Court in October for stealing a generator, had his sentence quashed after his appeal to the Supreme Court was allowed.
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Monday 12 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old solo-mother, Loleini ‘Ala, who pleaded guilty to stealing $14,375 pa’anga from her employer in a staged robbery, was discharged without conviction by the Tonga Supreme Court on Wednesday 7 November. The accused’s employer was sympathetic and had asked Police to withdraw the charges.
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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A break in at a home in Ma’ufanga targeted valuable Tongan mats worth more than $3,000 pa'anga on October 15.
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Wednesday 3 October 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than $20,000 pa’anga worth of various goods were reportedly stolen from the Langafonua ‘a Fafine Tonga centre, in Nuku’alofa last month.
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Wednesday 3 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A robbery at a home in Hala’ovave in Tongatapu targeted valuable Tongan mats and other handicrafts.
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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 27-year-old male taxi driver who was arrested for stealing a 79-year-old Australian visitor's purse on September 10 at an accommodation in Nuku’alofa, was allegedly found with six small packets of methamphetamine.
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Friday 7 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Selemana Fonua who was sentenced to two-years imprisonment, after being convicted of theft and falsification of accounts, was taken straight to Hu'atolitoli Prison today, after loosing her appeal.
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