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Wednesday 22 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have made 568 arrests nationwide during a national lockdown and ongoing curfew operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Monday 20 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old male prisoner was arrested with methamphetamine at the Hu’atolitoli Prison compound.
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Friday 17 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police made 408 arrests nationwide, including 37 for illicit drugs, during a national lockdown operation, which began on March 28.
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Thursday 16 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people were arrested by Tonga Police on April 12, after the seizure of more illicit drugs at different locations in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 15 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men arrested and charged for breaching the night curfew at Kolonga, were alleged to have in possession drug utensils and $4,900 pa’anga cash, on April 11.
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Wednesday 15 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four people were arrested after the seizure of 2.14 grams of methamphetamine at a residence in Kapeta, Kolomotu’a on April 11.
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Wednesday 8 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six men were arrested with 122 small packets of cannabis ready for sale at four different locations in Tongatapu on Saturday, April 4.
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Sunday 5 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police made 118 arrests, including 16 for illicit drugs, during the first week of the national lockdown. Acting Deputy Police Commissioner 'Atunaisa Taumoepeau said on Friday that most people were respecting the lockdown under the state of emergency in support of the Ministry of Health, even though at times there had been vehicles queuing for a few kilometres at the main Tongatapu checkpoints.
Friday 3 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight men were arrested on April 1 for possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, in a Tonga Police operation during the national lockdown.
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Thursday 2 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine and cannabis were seized from a home at Hala-'o-vave in ongoing drugs operation by Tonga Police.
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Wednesday 1 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 639.68 grams of cannabis was seized by Tonga Police and His Majesty’s Armed Forces, at a checkpoint in Poutaha, Tongatapu, on Monday, March 30.
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Tuesday 31 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eighty-one people in Tonga have been arrested since March 28, when Tonga Police started an operation to enforce the one-week national lockdown imposed by Government.
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Monday 30 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven people have been charged in the seizure of illicit drugs in seven different locations in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 18 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested with cannabis on March 13 at a plantation in Fua'amotu, as Tonga Police target drug dealers and suppliers.
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Monday 16 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 39-year-old man died from electrocution at a home in Mataika on March 14.
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Monday 16 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An 11-month-old baby boy drowned in a bucket at a home in Manuka, confirmed an inquest held on March 13.
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Friday 6 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven men and a woman were arrested on charges of illicit drugs possession at different locations in Tongtapu on March 4.
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Tuesday 3 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four accused have been charged after 21.53 grams of methamphetamine was seized at three different locations in Tongatapu, over the past week.
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Monday 2 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A girl (12) whose body was recovered at the swimming pool at Touliki on Saturday, after swimming with her school sports team, was missing for over two hours before police search and rescue were called by her mother when she failed to return home.
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Saturday 29 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a 13-year-old girl was recovered from the swimming pool at Touliki after 2:00pm today.
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