Defeated candidate files petition with Supreme Court, alleging Deputy Prime Minister broke election rules

    Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister, Samiu Kiuta Vaipulu, has been accused of breaching election regulations. The accusations against Hon Vaipulu, who won the seat for Vava’u 15 in the recent elections, have been made by unsuccessful candidate Tomifa Paea. Paea filed what he described as an “election petition” with the Supreme Court of Tonga against Hon…


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