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UPDATE – Third burglary suspect arrested

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15th Septermber, 2017 Police have made a third arrest for the Tanoa Hotel burglary which occurred on Wednesday 30th August 2017.

A 33 year old man from Pea was arrested from his residence last night and will appear in the Fasi Magistrate Court today charged with housebreaking and theft.

He is the third suspect to be arrested and charged directly with the theft of a laptop and four flash drives from Tanoa, which belongs to a Team of Medical Experts from Australia who were in Tonga last month.

Police enquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage in the area, have confirmed the 33 year old man as the third suspect.

Police Investigation continues.


For further Inquiries, Contact – Telesia Adams, 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 Fax: (676) 23 036

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