Disturbing pictures posted online had showed a man lying on the grass with blood on his body after he was allegedly beaten in Lakepa.
About five pictures had been shared on Facebook by users who claimed the photos were taken while the man was attacked.
The 24-year-old man from Kolomotuʻa was taken to hospital for minor injuries before he was arrested and taken into Police custody, local media reported
It was alleged the man was beaten after he was captured at the Mormon Church complex in Lakepa with properties belonged to the church.
The attack on the suspect was made while the locals were waiting to Police, the reports said.
The man has history of psychiatric hospitalization, Police said.
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