Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

 

Second policeman arrested for armed robbery

The Central Police Station in Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa. Photo: RNZI/Gareth Thomas

NUKU’ALOFA-June 3: 6:30pm(RNZI): A second police officer has been arested and charged in relation to an armed robbery in Tonga last month. The 23-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, and will appear in court next Tuesday. Last month, another officer and an accomplice were charged with the armed robbery of a shopkeeper at Ma’ufanga.