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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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Thursday 21 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Commissioner of Police Taniela Faletau (56) has taken up voluntary retirement effective March 1, after over 30-years of service. Trained in New Zealand the top cop was farewelled with a parade at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo, on Wednesday February 20.
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship in Canberra is currently investigating if any of the alleged Tonga Police records cleared in the past for Tongan citizens, have been put to the department in support of visa applications, and they will not rule out visa cancellations where a visa holder has sought to fraudulently obtain entry.
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Tuesday 19 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's immigration minister has put an immediate hold on Tongan visa applications that require a police clearance, expressing his serious concern over incorrect declarations.
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Monday 18 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five months after the death of Kali Fungavaka, who was injured while in police custody, the Preliminary Inquiry of five Tongan police officers and one civilian who are charged with manslaughter will be held on February 25-27, at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court.
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, Senator Louise Pratt of Western Australia, presented new uniforms to Tonga Police officers at the Police Headquarter in Longlongo today. This is part of a Tonga Police Development Program funded by a Tri-Partite Development Agreement between Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 5 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police 11th Contingent of five Senior Police Constables deployed to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) returned home on 4 December, after completing a one-year mission that included protecting the Solomon Islands Prime Minister and assisting local police.
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Wednesday 21 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three male Police Constables who are each charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of a 20-year-old man at Vaini, appeared at the Mu'a Magistrate's Court this morning and will be released on bail until their next court appearance, on January 14, 2013.
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Monday 19 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan Police Constables have now been charged with manslaughter in regards to the death of 20-year-old 'Inoke Finau Vala Pepa, after a fight at Vaini early Friday morning, 16 November.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
"Jereve" is the name of a yacht in which a badly decomposed male body was found by divers on November 7, after it ran aground on a reef in Luatafito atoll located 20km from the Vava'u Island Group. Police confirmed the yacht is now a crime scene, is subject to an International Multi-Jurisdictional Law Enforcement operation spanning four countries from the United States, Australia, Cook Islands and Tonga, and including the US Drug Enforcement Agency.
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