MEDIA RELEASE 22nd JULY, 2014

Three men charged with murder

          Police Investigators from Mu’a Community Police Station have arrested and charged three men between the age of 18 and 25 with Murder in relation to an incident that occurs on Tuesday morning 22nd July, at Afa which resulted in the death of a 49 year old man from Afa.

          Police Investigators reports that the deceased was on his way home from a Kava Club at around 1:10 am when he allegedly got into an argument with the 3 suspects who were drinking alcohol. They got into a disagreement and a fight broke out.

          He was taken to the Hospital but died along the way.

          Police Investigation continues while awaiting results of the Post Mortem to determine the cause of death.

          The 3 suspects are remanded in Police Custody until they appear at the Mu’a Magistrate Court on the 16th of August, 2014.

 

Grant O’Fee

Commissioner of Tonga Police

 

 

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