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Tuesday 30 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A decision by a Magistrate to acquit a police officer on a theft charge, due to insufficient evidence, was upheld by the Lord Chief Justice, on June 25 at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court. However, the Chief Justice suggested the case was an example in favour of amending the Criminal Offences Act, so that cases of unauthorised borrowing or temporary use fall within the definition of theft.
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Tuesday 26 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men and a woman have been arrested and charged after the Tonga Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce seized illicit drugs, a firearm and live bullet, between May 21-24.
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Friday 22 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students from Liahona High School, Tupou College, and Tonga College are conducting peacekeeping patrols every Friday afternoon in Nuku’alofa in a strategy to prevent and reduce school fights.
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Friday 22 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man was acquitted of unlawful possession of cannabis and methamphetamine by a Supreme Court judge, who found the police search unlawful. In addition, prosecution failed to prove the charges beyond reasonable doubt.
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Sunday 5 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police made 118 arrests, including 16 for illicit drugs, during the first week of the national lockdown. Acting Deputy Police Commissioner 'Atunaisa Taumoepeau said on Friday that most people were respecting the lockdown under the state of emergency in support of the Ministry of Health, even though at times there had been vehicles queuing for a few kilometres at the main Tongatapu checkpoints.
Monday 30 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven people have been charged in the seizure of illicit drugs in seven different locations in Tongatapu.
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Monday 2 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A girl (12) whose body was recovered at the swimming pool at Touliki on Saturday, after swimming with her school sports team, was missing for over two hours before police search and rescue were called by her mother when she failed to return home.
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Monday 24 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A vehicle to improve response times to victims of domestic violence was donated to the Tonga Police Domestic Violence Unit on Friday 21 February, at the Central Police Station in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 14 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people have been arrested from seven different locations in Tongatapu, in ongoing drug operations by Tonga Police. Seized were methamphetamine, cannabis as well as ammunition.
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Thursday 2 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was a happy start to 2020 in Tonga with no deaths reported on New Year’s Day from road accidents or violent acts, Tonga Police confirmed today, 2 January.
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Monday 30 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Nuku'alofa businessman died on Saturday night, 28 December, after a hit and run incident on Vuna Road, Fasi.
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Wednesday 18 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer sustained injuries to his hand and foot while apprehending an alleged burglar at a residence in Kolomotu’a on Sunday, 15 December.
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Wednesday 30 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirteen Tongan students, including 11 police officers, were awarded vocational and technical qualifications from the Australia Pacific Training Coalition, on October 30 in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 22 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's emergency services are practicing their response to the scenario of an aircraft crash at Tongatapu's Fua'amotu International Airport.
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Friday 4 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven people, including a suspended police officer arrested in a methamphetamine and cocaine bust last month, are expected to appear on November 25, at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court.
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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cash seized by Tonga Police during a search of Sione Filipe Jr's home in relation to a bribery allegation in July, was ordered to be returned to him by the Supreme Court on August 23.
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Friday 16 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Open Day for Youth was held in Nuku'alofa on August 14 as part of a Tonga National Youth Week.
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Thursday 27 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Malia Kolokiloloma Fanua was found guilty of six counts, that included forging her exam results in order to get further funding from Tonga Police, while studying for a Bachelor of Arts, at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus, including forging her marks for the subject of “Legal Ethics”.
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Thursday 20 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men and one woman were arrested from two different locations in Tongatapu, allegedly with methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and cash in the ongoing drugs operation by Tonga Police.
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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's fight against illicit drugs continues, with a final consultation phase on a Policy Draft for the first Tonga National Illicit Drugs Policy, held at the Fa'onelua Convention Center this week in Nuku'alofa. It requires whole of government and society involvement to manage the growing problem.
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