Lord Tu‘ivakanō denies charges; Supreme Court case adjourned until July 26

Faka'ikai'i kotoa 'e Looti Tu'ivakanō 'a e ngaahi tikite faihia kākā 'e 12 kuo tā ma'ana 'i he ngaahi tukuaki'i kehekehe. Kuo toloi 'ene hopo ke fai 'i Siulai 'a ho 26

Former Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakanō has pleaded not guilty to a raft of charges stemming from the Chinese passports scandal. The charges in the Supreme Court involved money laundering, bribery, perjury and fraud in the Supreme Court. He had also denied firearms charges. An audit of Tonga’s immigration divisions, completed in 2013, found a Chinese…

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