Police arrest fourth suspect in heart surgery equipment theft

    Tonga Police said a fourth person had been arrested in connection with theft of equipment which belonged to an Australian team of heart surgeons.

    Police have arrested the 33-year-old man on Thursday.

    As Kaniva News reported, Police had charged three suspects with housebreaking and theft after the equipment were stolen from the Tanoa Hotel in Nuku’alofa.

    Police have arrested  a 42-year-old  man from Tofoa and his 25-year-old  girlfriend from Lomaiviti on September 1,  in relation to the  housebreaking  and theft  of a laptop and 4 flash drives which belonged to the surgeons.

    A 48-year-old man from Kolomotu’a was also arrested from a house at a bush allotment in Lomaiviti on September 1 at 5.24am, where Police found the  stolen laptop and flash drives  as well  as 4 cannabis plants.


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