Four Tongatapu men convicted over assaulting soldier

Kuo fakahalaia’i ‘e he Fakamaau’anga Lahi’ ‘a Walter Fangatua, Lisiate Fonua pehē kia Siope Niusini hili hano hopo’i fakataha kinautolu ki hono tā fakalavea’i ‘o ha tangata sōtia ko Lehopoame Tu’utafaiva ‘i Havelu ‘i Sepitema ta’u kuo ‘osi’. Ne ‘i ai mo e tokotaha ko Semisi Tu’ineau ne ‘uluaki halaia ki he tā ‘o e tokotaha tatau. Ko ha kē ‘eni lolotonga ha inu ‘a Tu’utafaiva mo hono kaungā sōtia pea ne hū atu ai ‘a Fonua mo Niusini. Ne iku ‘o kau mai mo ha ni’ihi kehe ki he kee’ ni pea lavea ai ‘a Tu’utafaiva mei ha ngaahi tā ne kau ai mo ha huo.

Four Tongatapu men who charged with assaulting a soldier in September last year have been convicted on charges the Supreme Court found them guilty on. In his ruling, Justice Laki Niu said Walter Fangatua was guilty of the charge of serious causing bodily harm brought against him and he convicted him of that offence. The…


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