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Tonga records the 5th suicide case for this year

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 06/12/2017


The Ministry of Police yesterday recorded the fifth suicide for 2017, after a 28-year-old man committed suicide on Saturday at a home in Kolomotu’a.


According to information from Police, the deceased was found at around 8 that morning and was rushed to Vaiola hospital where his death was confirmed.


No other detail was released.


Only 3 suicides were recorded by police last year.


Meanwhile, Police arrested 13 people during the weekend for consuming alcohol in public places.


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