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Monday 4 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The deaths of a New Zealand couple, whose bodies were found at 'Utungake in Vava'u on Saturday, are being investigated by Tonga Police. The deaths were described as “a tragedy” by ...
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Friday 1 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old man from Te'ekiu was arrested by the Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce in relation to illicit drugs, cash and utensils on March 25, during the current COVID-19 lockdown.
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Thursday 24 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 300 people, mainly on Tongatapu, have been arrested and charged for breaching curfews, not wearing masks or not social distancing, as required under the regulations under the Tonga Emergency Management Act since February 2. Tonga Police said they are assisted by town and district officers and community patrols to report those who breach the lockdown restrictions in villages.
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Tuesday 15 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men have been arrested and charged in relation to possession of illicit drugs and utensils, at different locations on Tongatapu, during the current lockdown due to COVID-19.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his twin sister, whom he allegedly stabbed in Falaleu, Vava'u on Saturday, March 5.
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Monday 28 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 53-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a coconut tree on a road travelling from Kahoua to Sia’atoutai on Sunday evening, February 27. A passenger was injured, in the accident which recorded Tonga's first road death for the year.
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Monday 21 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen people have been arrested and charged in relation to drugs busts at different locations, during the lockdown due to COVID-19. The largest amount was 5.15 grams of methamphetamine, seized at a home in Havelu.
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Sunday 13 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventy-eight people have been charged by Tonga Police for breaching the current lock down restrictions in Tongatapu and Vava'u, which have been enforced since Feb. 4 to minimize and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the community.
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Thursday 3 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people have been confirmed to have drowned last week in Vava’u, a 17 year old youth, and a 30 year old woman in separate incidents.
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Friday 28 January 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man from Malapo died after he was allegedly assaulted on Saturday, Jan. 22 at Hofoa.
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Friday 31 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce made 32 arrests over the Christmas holiday period between 20-29 December, where a total of 30.48 grams of methamphetamine, 72.74 grams of cannabis, 3.11 grams of cocaine, and drug utensils were seized at various locations on Tongatapu. Most of those arrested are being held in Police custody.
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Wednesday 29 December 2021
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man from Pea, named as Tali Fatafehi (39), drowned at White Sands Beach on Monday, 27 December, Tonga Police have confirmed today. The victim was swimming with his son and a friend, when strong currents swept the three away from the beach, at around midday on the public holiday. The other two swimmers were rescued.
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Tuesday 21 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 300 Tonga Police officers are working around the clock during the police operation for the Christmas and New Year holidays, which started yesterday, December 20. Tonga Police also reminded the community to take extra care when going out in the heat and hot sun at this time of year with temperatures forecast to reach 31C.
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Tuesday 21 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man was found to have passed away on the side of the road on the waterfront at Sopu, Nuku'alofa, this morning, December 21. Police understood the man was out walking on the road before collapsing.
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Thursday 16 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A prisoner at Hu'atolitoli Prison was charged with possession of cannabis last week, and another charged with cultivation, while in a separate incident, a man from Matangiake was arrested after Tonga Customs seized a hand gun and ammunition that was imported to Tonga.
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Friday 10 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men are in police custody after arrests related to breaking into churches and theft of Tongan mats, tapa and decorations.
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Thursday 9 December 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
A total of 24 people have been charged as a result of a six-month joint investigation by the NZ Police’s National Organised Crime Group and NZ Customs investigating vulnerabilities at the New Zealand border. In August, five people were arrested, after a container sent from Tonga was found to contain 30kgs of methamphetamine at the Auckland Port.
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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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Tuesday 9 November 2021
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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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