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Wednesday 29 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Commissioner of Police said that the two officers arrested in connection with the death of New Zealand Police Officer Kali Fungavaka were today suspended from the police. Meanwhile, police are seeking witnesses who were in the vicinity of the "Time Out" bar on Hala Taufa'ahau on the night of August 17.
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Monday 27 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Police Commissioner Grant O'Fee said that the cause of death of New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka in Tonga would be determined by an autopsy to be completed in New Zealand, and the report expected at the end of the week would assist a Tonga police enquiry.
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Saturday 25 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Soakai Motu'apuaka said this morning that the body of Kali Fungavaka had been released to his family and taken to the Fua'amotu International Airport for return to New Zealand today.
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Friday 24 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two policemen who are in custody in relation to the death of New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka have been charged with common assault, Tonga's Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Soakai Motu'apuaka said today.
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga police have confirmed the death of a New Zealand policeman Kali Fungavaka at Vaiola Hospital this evening.
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kali Fungavaka, the New Zealand Police officer whose family at Fua'amotu was informed he had died at Vaiola Hospital this morning, is now confirmed to be held in a serious critical condition on life support. It is understood that hIs children have arrived in Tonga and other family were travelling from New Zealand to be with him tonight.
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A distinguished young New Zealand police constable is believed to have died in Vaiola Hospital today, after being assaulted while being held in a police cell last Friday night.
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Tuesday 31 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two women and one man have been charged with producing pornographic videos, in a police crack down on pornography in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 26 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old boy charged with the production and the distribution of pornographic videos on mobile phones, appeared at the Nukunuku Magistrate's Court today, July 26.
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Wednesday 11 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 34-year-old man alleged to have been assaulted and left unconscious on the side of a road opposite Vaiola Hospital, early on Saturday morning, July 7.
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Wednesday 4 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Grant O'Fee, Tonga's new Police Commissioner has only been on the job for two days, but he aims to improve public confidence in the Tonga Police, "so people can have faith in us, as a credible police department with integrity," he said.
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Tuesday 3 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku'alofa shopkeeper, were released on Friday, June 29 after Crown Prosecutions offered no evidence.
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Wednesday 27 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin who were charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku'alofa shopkeeper, were released on bail on Monday, June 25.
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Friday 22 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men of Asian origin have been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 44-year-old Nuku'alofa shopkeeper on Friday, June 15.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been charged for illegally bringing into Tonga USD$20,000 after arriving at Fua'amotu International Airport on Tuesday, June 12 on a flight from Fiji.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are continuing a homicide investigation into the death of a 44-year-old shopkeeper, a Chinese national, who was found dead in his premises in Railway Road, Nuku'alofa, last Friday evening, June 15.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police today ended a search and rescue phase for two Australian sailors who remain missing after their yacht Navillus was wrecked off Late Island last week, but a further search and recovery investigation will be made along neighbouring coastal areas.
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Saturday 16 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A homicide investigation is underway in Nuku'alofa after the body of a 44-year-old shopkeeper was found in his premises in the CBD on Friday evening.
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Friday 1 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Acting Police Commissioner Taniela Faletau is reported to be doing well today, after collapsing at the Tonga Police Recruit Course prize giving ceremony on May 31.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A deportee arriving in Tonga on a private aircraft from Australia last week was escorted by police officers, and reportedly in handcuffs, when he disembarked at Fua'amotu International Airport on May 22, before he became a free man.
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