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Police Officer suspended

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21st September 2018 On Monday 17 September 2018 a 35 year-old off-duty police officer was arrested at a house in Pelehake, after police received a complaint from the owner that a person had entered their house without permission.

The police officer has been charged with unlawfully being on enclosed premises at night and was suspended by the Police Commissioner from duty yesterday Thursday 20th September 2018.

He was remanded in custody for appearance at the Magistrate Court today.

Police investigation continues and further charges are expected to be laid.



For further media inquiries please contact: Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo; – Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it phone (676) 23 323 EXT. 125


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