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43 year old charged for discharging firearm inside a school compound

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa,23/05/2018

Police have arrested and charged a 43 year old man from Matangiake on Friday for discharging firearm inside Tonga College school compound last Wednesday.

The arrest was made in response to a complaint from the School about a man who was threatening some of the students, and firing the gun in the air.

No one was injured from the incident.

Police arrested the suspect after a search and he was charged for possession of illegal firearm and discharging firearm within the town boundaries.

He was released on bail to appear at the Magistrate Court on a later date.

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