Noble charged with possession of ammunition after Ha’ateiho incident

Lord Tu’iha’ateiho has been arrested Wednesday and charged after reports of a firearm being seen, according to Tonga Police.

Kaniva News has learned Police acted after an incident that happened at the noble’s estate of Ha’ateiho on April 15.

Police said more charges will be laid. The former Deputy Speaker of Parliament remains in Police custody.

In March 2015 Lord Tu’iha’ateiho was fined $2,500 pa’anga on one charge of possession of a firearm, a .22 automatic pistol without a license.


  1. Puke Tu’iha’ateiho ‘o faka’ilo hili ia ha launga pehe ne ‘asi e me’atau.

    ‘Oku mahino ki he Kaniva oku fekau’aki ‘eni mo ha me’a ne hoko ‘i Ha’ateiho ‘i ‘Epeleli ‘aho 15.


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