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Teenager accused for murder appears in Court

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 25/05/2020

The 19-year-old teenager from Ma’ufanga charged with murder in relation to the death of Salvation Army counselor – Ned Cook, appeared at the Magistrate Court this morning.

Siosaia Maile was arrested following Cooks death on Sunday 17th of May.

However, this morning the prosecutor requested the trial be adjourned to August 3rd to allow time for the police investigation to be thoroughly completed.

Meanwhile, Maile will remain under police custody until he appears next in court.

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