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More than 30 people arrested during the 94th Sports competition

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 30/04/2019

Police arrested more than 30 people during the special operation at the Intercollegiate Sports Competition last week.

Acting Chief Superintendent of the Central Police Station Tevita Vailea says the arrests were made at the Teufaiava area during the four days of the competitions.

Some are still under custody as Police continue investigations.

Later on the last day of the event, Police also arrested few young people for public disorder, following a brawl in the Nuku’alofa area.

However, Vailea adds that this year’s intercollegiate sports competition was a peaceful event compared to previous years.

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