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Wednesday 23 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Police Constable told the court today he saw the accused Police Inspector hold Kali Fungavaka in a chokehold inside a watch house room while another accused officer later stomped on his head with his foot when dragging him to the prison cell, at the Nuku'alofa Police station.
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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Detainees who were in Cell 7 on the night Kali Fungavaka was in custody at the Nuku'alofa Central Police station said the accused civilian Semisi Kalisitane Manu punched the victim, causing him to fall hitting his head on the cement floor. Another witness heard the sound of a beating when Kali was brought into the station by the police officers, the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa heard this morning.
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Tuesday 15 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A woman Police Constable on the fifth-day of trial into the death of New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka, has told the court that one of the accused officers had attempted to punch Kali, while another held the top collar of his shirt and pushed his neck against the wall, when he was in custody at the Central Nuku'alofa Police station in the early morning of Saturday August 18, 2012.
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Tuesday 18 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men allegedly entered an elderly woman’s home at Pahu posing as police officers and told her they were searching for cannabis, the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court was told yesterday.
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Tuesday 11 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Mu’a Community Police Station constructed at a cost of $976,353 pa'anga was opened by Prince Tungi on March 10 at Tatakamotonga.
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Tuesday 18 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial of six men with manslaughter charges relating to the death of the New Zealand Police Officer, Kali Fungavaka will be heard in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court from March to May this year.
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Monday 13 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kalolaine Paongo (51) of Pangai was killed when Tropical Cyclone Ian (Cat 5) hit the main island of Lifuka in Ha’apai on Saturday, January 11, and was the only death reported so far from the Cyclone Ian.
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 56-year-old man from Pahu was found dead by a security guard at Faua Wharf in Nuku'alofa on Monday evening December 9.
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Friday 6 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 62-year-old woman, an Australian national, is reported to have drowned at Liku’alofa Beach on western Tongatapu on Tuesday 3 December, stated the Tonga Police today.
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Tuesday 26 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Victims of domestic violence will have easy access to free non-judgmental counseling and also to a police officer and a registered nurse, who will be stationed at the Women and Children Crisis Centre in central Nuku‘alofa as part of a new “one-stop-shop” crisis service that was launched today.
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Friday 12 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten Tongan police officers have completed short-term professional development training and on the job attachments in New Zealand, under a Tonga Police Development Program.
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Monday 1 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga police are trying to identify skeletal human remains that were discovered in a remote cliffside area of Veitongo, on the southern coast of Tongatapu on June 25, along with a rope, and some documents that dated back to February 2012.
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Friday 31 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three of six fishermen who went diving off Hakaufasi Reef in Vava'u have been missing since Wednesday, May 29 after they failed to return to their boat after their dive.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is in Vaiola Hospital with injuries, after he was allegedly shot by another man at Fo'ui, on western Tongatapu, yesterday evening. The shooter has been arrested said Tonga Police today, who are investigating the incident.
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Tuesday 14 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three cars were stolen from the Nuku'alofa area early on Saturday May 11, in separate incidents, and a driver was admitted to hospital with serious injuries after one of the stolen vehicles crashed, Tonga Police reported.
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Thursday 11 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three of the six men accused of manslaughter in relation to the death of New Zealand police officer Kali Fungavaka will face trial at the Supreme Court, while three others were released today in Nuku‘alofa.
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Tuesday 9 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men age 24 and 51 have been charged for the rape of a mentally disadvantaged 20-year-old woman alleged to have taken place separately at different times in Pangai two-years-ago.
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Friday 5 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are investigating the homicide death of a young man who died in a machete attack in a village hall in Vava‘u.
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Thursday 4 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six overseas Tongans have been deported to Tonga or have voluntarily left New Zealand after their criminal records were wrongly wiped-off by Tonga Police under a former practice that remains under police investigation in Nuku'alofa, while New Zealand immigration alerts have been issued at borders on the names of other Tongan individuals who have been identified to have concealed criminal records.
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Wednesday 27 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Magistrate Salesi Mafi this morning requested journalists to suppress the names of the six accused in the Preliminary Inquiry into the death of New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka, which entered its third day at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court today.
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