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Friday 6 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Lasike, the Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly awaits judgement on one charge of possession of ammunitions without a licence, that will be delivered on Monday, July 9 at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 5 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Lasike, the Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly appeared in the Supreme Court at Nuku'alofa, this morning for the start of his trial on one charge of possession of ammunition without a licence, a charge he denies.
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Tuesday 3 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Lasike, the Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly will appear for trial on one charge of unlawful possession of ammunition on Thursday, July 5 at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Friday 1 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An urgent need for Tonga's Ministry of Land to confirm estate boundaries, identify all registered allotments and update its land registry, is called for by Tonga's Royal Land Commission in its final report released today after a four year inquiry.
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Friday 1 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan Lords, including the current Speaker of Parliament, a former Speaker of Parliament, a current Noble's Representative to Parliament and a Law Lord each have pending court cases in Tonga's courts, after being charged with offences ranging from illicit drugs to illegal possession of firearms, ammunitions, and perjury.
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Friday 11 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele Tatafu Heitonga (32) a former accounts clerk of 'Uta'atu & Associates in Nuku'alofa, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to ten counts of forgery and theft of over $130,000, at the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court on May 10.
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Monday 7 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mosese Manuofetoa was fined $150 after pleading guilty to one charge of assault, at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on Friday, May 4.
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Monday 7 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Justice Robert Shuster has his final day on the bench today, May 7 after being a judge of the Supreme Court of Tonga during the past four years, and have presided over 800 cases.
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Thursday 3 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Justice Charles Cato, a New Zealander, was sworn in this morning, May 3, as Tonga's second Supreme Court Judge, replacing Justice Robert Shuster who has been a judge of the Tongan Supreme Court during the past four years.
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Wednesday 2 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A six-years imprisonment sentence was imposed on a 49-year-old father on numerous charges of incest and indecent assault, that he had repeatedly committed on his young daughter from 2005-09.
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Monday 30 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal ended at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa and delivered judgments, that reduced the imprisonment sentence of a man who was convicted of raping and indecently assaulting a 19-year-old girl, who was his close relative.
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Monday 30 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Justice James Burchett (81), Tonga's longest serving judge of its Court of Appeal, for 20 years, retired from the service on Friday, April 27.
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Tuesday 17 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal for this year started on April 16-27 and will hear eight appeal cases, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former female employee at the Westpac Bank of Tonga branch has been released on bail after she was charged by police with 18 counts of embezzlement.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
our men who are charged in relation to an armed hold-up and robbery at the Westpac Bank of Tonga, Ma'ufanga branch, are to appear at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on March 30.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A preliminary inquiry of a police constable charged in relation to the importation and possession of controlled drugs, was adjourned to March 7, at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court.
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Sunday 19 February 2012
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu'ilakepa, a former Speaker, and current Vava'u Noble's Representative to the Tonga Parliament, had his firearms and drugs case rescheduled for a week, when the Magistrate's Court was adjourned due to Tropical Cyclone Jasmine that hit Tongatapu on February 14.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Speaker of the House, Lord Lasike, will tried from July 4-6 at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa, before the Chief Justice Hon Michael Dishingon Scott and a jury.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former accounts officer of the Tonga Post Ltd. who has pleaded guilty to five counts of embezzling $22,000 pa'anga, has been warned he can expect a prison sentence.
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Saturday 11 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A prolific burglar was sentenced to six years imprisonment without suspension, for theft of jewellry worth $2,500 from a home at Ma'ufanga.
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