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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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Monday 19 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old Faleloa man died on Sunday, October 18 following a road crash in Pangai, Ha’apai.
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Friday 16 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with 10.66 grams of methamphetamine ready for distribution at their home in Sopu on October 15.
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Thursday 15 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 93 people were issued with new infringement notices and penalties in Tongatapu mainly for speeding, in a one-week traffic operation by Tonga Police, between October 5-11.
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Thursday 15 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five people have been arrested and charged with offences in relation to possession of methamphetamine and cannabis in four different locations in Tongatapu.
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Friday 9 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 33-year-old man was arrested with 11 packs of methamphetamine (4.02 grams) on Vuna Road at Ma’ufanga on Wednesday, 7 October.
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Thursday 8 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 57 people were issued with new infringement notices and penalties in Tongatapu for not wearing seatbelts, the use of mobile phones while driving and other offences between October 1-4. A total of 1,900 vehicles were stopped during this Tonga Police operation. Two received notices for causing excessively loud music while driving.
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Wednesday 7 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 29-year-old Police Constable who was arrested and charged with the rape and indecent assault of an 18-year-old young woman while she was in police custody, remains detained and will appear in the Magistrate's Court on October 12.
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Tuesday 6 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have arrested and charged a total of 3,023 people to date, since the start of the Police COVID19 Operation on March 28, when the State of Emergency was declared in Tonga. This included 1,380 arrests for breaches of the National Emergency Lockdown Notice and the Restriction Notice.
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Friday 2 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old male Police Constable has been arrested and charged with rape and indecent assault of an 18-year-old young woman, while she was in police custody at an unspecified location.
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