Five year prison sentence for man fatally stabbed another man to protect girlfriend

Kuo tautea ngāue pōpula ta'u 'e nima māhina ono 'a 'Emilio To'a hili 'ene hoka hele'i 'o mate 'a Siaosi Tupa 'i Fangaloto'. Ka ne tautea malu'i angalelei ki tu'a 'e he 'Eiki Fakamaau Lahi 'a e ta'u 'e ua faka'osi ke ne ngāue ai.

‘Emilio To’a, 22, was sentenced for five years and six months after he pleaded guilty in the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa to his charge of manslaughter after the stabbing death of 24-year-old Siaosi Tupa. The sentence is backdated to 14 December 2018 to take account of time To’a already served in prison. Chief Justice Owen…

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