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Thursday 14 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A third arrest was made last night in relation to the armed robberies at four Chinese retail shops at different locations in Nuku'alofa area, starting on Saturday, January 9.
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Wednesday 13 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second arrest was made this morning in relation to the four armed robberies at four Chinese retail shops at different locations, in the Nuku'alofa area starting on Saturday, January 9. Tonga Police are looking for a third male suspect.
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Tuesday 12 January 2021

Nuku'alofa
An arrest has been made in relation to four armed robberies at Chinese shops in Houmakelikao, Kapeta, Tofoa and Maúfanga that began Saturday 9 January 2021. Tonga Police said they were called to respond to incidents involving two men wearing masks who entered the shops armed with a machete and a piece of metal.
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Tuesday 12 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men armed with machetes remain at large after a series of robberies at various Chinese retail shops in the Nuku’alofa area, over the weekend and yesterday, where shop owners were threatened and thousands of pa'anga in cash snatched from shop counters. By Linny Folau.
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Monday 11 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 19-year-old boy who is charged with manslaughter in the death of another 19-year-old boy on Christmas morning in Longolongo is expected to appear on January 18, at the Fasi Magistrate's Court.
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Friday 8 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police arrested 230 people during ‘Operation Finau’ over the Christmas and New Year holidays from 21 December 2020 to 4 January 2021. The Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce also arrested 18 people and seized cannabis and methamphetamine from 16-30 December 2020.
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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight people have been arrested and charged in the seizure of cannabis and methamphetamine at different locations in Tongatapu, during Tonga Police holiday operation, which began on December 21.The police holiday operation, which ends on January 4 next year has 278 Tonga police officers working around the clock to ensure people's safety and public order.
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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of a 19-year-old boy whose body was found at a home in Folaha, Tongatapu on Christmas Day, has been ruled a suicide.
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Tuesday 29 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old boy was found dead at a home in Folaha, Tongatapu. Police alleged it was a suicide but an inquest will be held this week to confirm the cause of death.
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Tuesday 29 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old youth has been charged with manslaughter in the death of another 19-year-old boy on Christmas morning at a home in Longolongo.
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Wednesday 23 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police visibility will be strengthened with 278 Tonga police officers working around the clock during the annual police operation for the Christmas and New Year, which started on December 21 to prevent crimes and ensure public safety during the holidays.
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Tuesday 22 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest this week has confirmed that Rev. Sila ‘Ahoafi (49) from Ha'avakatolo, drowned, after his body was recovered at sea in Kotu, Hapa'ai, on Friday morning December 18 .
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Friday 4 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with methamphetamine at a home in Haveluloto on December 3.
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Monday 16 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten people were arrested with illicit drugs, including methamphetamine from five different locations in Tongatapu over the last three weeks.
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Thursday 12 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old year old man died while driving a loader in Vava'u on Tuesday, November 10.
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Friday 6 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-one police officers had their employment terminated by Tonga Police Board due to serious disciplinary breaches and criminal convictions.
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Friday 30 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A senior police officer has been suspended from Tonga Police duty for allegations of assault against a police recruit.
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Tuesday 27 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 234 people were issued with new traffic infringement notices and penalties in Tongatapu, mainly for speeding, in a two-weeks traffic operation by Tonga Police, between October 12-25.
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Tuesday 27 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sitela Fungavaka (76) was the passenger who died after the vehicle she was travelling in collided with another vehicle at Talafo’ou, on October 25.
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Monday 26 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 21-year-old man was arrested and charged with reckless driving causing the death of a 76-year-old woman, after a collision at Talafo'ou on Sunday, October 25.
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