Two arrested one student injured

UPDATED 7/06/2014 Police have arrested two men after a brawl broke out yesterday following school marching for the opening of Parliament in Nuku’alofa.

Kaniva news reported yesterday an arrest was made after a fight between Liahona and Tonga College students, according to police. 

Sia Adam, Police Media and Communication officer said, “there was a school fight between the two college Liahona and 'Atele (Tonga College)  and we have arrested 2 boys. They will appear today at the Magistrate Court”.

Today Adams corrected the information and said the two arrested were not students and they were drunk.

She said the fight was between people who are not students of the two colleges and it happened while Tonga College marched along Taufa'ahau road to parliament.

One student injured after he was pelted with an object at the waterfront bus station.

A female teacher at Tonga Colege, however, wrote on Facebook and said there was a brawl between the two colleges.

“So heart breaking seeing my students running as Liahona boys with pamu (iron rod) and maka (stones) chasing and throwing at them,” Rose Tongamohenoa said on Facebook.

Police said investigation continues.


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