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Friday 29 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pilima Langi (63) is the woman who died on Thursday, January 28 after the small boat that she was in with 17 others capsized in heavy seas off Foa Island. Tonga Police have opened an investigation into the marine incident.
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Tuesday 26 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 23-year-old soldier who was on-duty at the Makeke Quarantine Facility in Vaini was arrested with cannabis on Monday, January 25.
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Monday 25 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young man (19) was found dead at a home in Kolovai, over the weekend. An inquest will be held to determined whether it was a suicide.
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Tuesday 19 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three men arrested in relation to the armed robberies at four Chinese retail shops in Nuku'alofa, have been further remanded in police custody until March. Taniela Pohahau, Rodney Toki and Tuiaki Pahulu appeared at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on Monday, January 18.
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Friday 15 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-years and five-months old child died on Thursday evening, January 14 after being hit by a vehicle in Popua.
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Friday 15 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police has issued a warning to domestic ferry operators to ensure their ferries are safe and seaworthy before setting sail with passengers. This was after the MV ‘Onemato from ‘Eua suffered technical difficulties to its steering system, resulting in the Police Search and Rescue boat assisting them to Nuku’alofa, on Tuesday.
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Friday 15 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three men arrested in relation to the armed robberies at four Chinese retail shops in Nuku'alofa, are expected to appear at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on Monday, January 18.
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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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