Crime

US fugitive to be deported from Tonga

US fugitive to be deported from Tonga

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga The man wanted by US authorities for counts of wire fraud and other legal actions faces deportation after he lost his appeal against his removal order at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court last week. The 62 year-old American man, Antone Thomas Pedras who is also known as Christopher A.T. Pedras, […]

Honolulu police wanted Bensemann Vaka’uta

Honolulu police wanted Bensemann Vaka’uta

Honolulu Police are working to confirm whether the person by the name Bensemann Vakauta they are looking for since 2012 is the same person New Zealand Police wanted to speak to early this week or not. Auckland City police urged Vaka’uta, 22,  to present himself at a Police station after they were called to apartments […]

Hunt continues for Vaka'uta

Hunt continues for Vaka'uta

Auckland City Police want to speak to 22 year-old Bensemann Vakauta, in connection with the stabbing of a man in the central city earlier today. He is urged to make contact with Police or present himself at a Police station. Police were called to the scene at 3 o'clock this afternoon, where a stabbing had […]

Afa murder victim named

Afa murder victim named

Tongan Police have named the Afa man who was murdered following a fight in the village last week. He was 49-year-old ‘Aisea Tu’ineau Latu. Three men, aged between 18 – 25, were arrested in relation to Latu's death.   Police Commissioner, Grant O’Fee said the deceased was on his way home from a Kava Club […]

Five arrested in relation to Sopu robbery and rape

Five arrested in relation to Sopu robbery and rape

Tongan police on July 8 arrested five suspects who had been wanted since the gang robbery and an alleged rape in a house in Sopu on June 11. Police charged the male accused who are in their mid-twenties with conspiracy to commit robbery. No one has been charged in connection to the rape as Police […]

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