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Thursday 25 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 49-year-old man who was arrested in Neiafu, after Police seized 254.72 grams of cocaine has been charged with possession of illicit drugs.
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Tuesday 23 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man was arrested in Neiafu, Vava'u, as Tonga Police seized 254.72 grams of cocaine. Another man was arrested with a .22 long rifle and ammunition in Longomapu.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police made 124 arrests, including 36 people who gathered to drink kava, for breaching restrictions directions and curfews, during Tongatapu's one-week lockdown.
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Thursday 28 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight vehicles procured by the Tongan Government were handed over to Tonga Police and other enforcement agencies in their work to fight against the problem of illicit drugs, on October 27.
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Tuesday 26 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of a 22-year-old man, whose body was found at a home in Houma, Tongatapu on October 19, has been ruled a suicide.
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Tuesday 19 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Criminal prosecutions in Tonga's Supreme Court since the beginning of 2018 have been increasingly drug-related cases. Out of a total of 930 criminal prosecutions, 529 were drug related, while 123 were arms and ammunition prosecutions.
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Friday 8 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A dramatic increase in drugs related arrests in Tonga along with large amounts of Class A drugs seized over the last three years, are shown in statistics presented by Tonga Police this week.
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Wednesday 6 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan nationals who are in Australia on working visas will appear in court on Wednesday in New South Wales mid-north coast, accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls at a park over the weekend.
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Wednesday 22 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A masked man who robbed a Tongatapu petrol station on September 7 has been arrested by Tonga Police.
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Tuesday 21 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI will open a two-day National Symposium on Illicit Drugs on October 6, aimed to develop a way forward in Tonga's fight against illicit drugs.
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Tuesday 21 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nomani Kama Manulevu (45) from Nukuhetulu is the man charged with the exportation of 30 kilograms of methamphetamine from Tonga. He is remanded in police custody, after appearing at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on September 20.
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Thursday 16 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old man from Nukuhetulu, charged with the exportation of 30 kilograms of methamphetamine from Tonga, is to appear at the Magistrate's Court on Monday, September 20. The alleged methamphetamine was seized in New Zealand last month. The accused was arrested on September 9 in Tonga.
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Wednesday 15 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty kilograms of methamphetamine, exported from Tonga to New Zealand in a refrigerated food container, was seized in a joint operation by police and customs taskforces. There have been six arrests: one in Tonga and five in New Zealand, Tonga Police announced today.
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Monday 13 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32 year old man was shot in the arm by the Police, after he allegedly used a .22 handgun to point and shoot at Police, during the raid of a suspect's home at Hala'ovave, Tongatapu, yesterday, September 12.
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Friday 10 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A masked man who robbed a Tongatapu petrol station on Tuesday night remains at large, after he snatched around $2,000 cash from a female attendant at the Luna'eva Petrol Station on Hihifo Road.
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Monday 6 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 24 people have been arrested and charged, to date, in relation to the estimated 14 kilograms of cocaine seized in Vava‘u. More cocaine was seized in the latest three arrests in Vava'u and Tongatapu.
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Friday 27 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 21 people have to date been arrested and charged in relation to the estimated 14 kilograms of cocaine seized in Vava’u, after two people were arrested at Ta'anea, Vava'u on August 23.
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Thursday 26 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Human remains of a man found in an area near the sea in the Puke area of Tongatapu, on August 19 have not been identified.
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Monday 23 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 19 people have been arrested to date and charged in relation to the estimated 14 kilograms of cocaine seized in Vava'u. The four new arrests were made by Tonga Police last week.
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Monday 23 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A decomposed body of an unidentified man was found in an area near the sea in the Puke area of Tongatapu, on August 19. An investigation by Tonga Police is still underway to try and identify the deceased. No missing persons reports have been filed.
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