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No charges laid following incident at Niutoua

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 04/06/2020

No charges have been laid following the incident at Niutoua claiming the life of a two-year-old girl.

Police Superintendent of the Mu’a Police Station Sisi Tonga says, the investigation into the incident has been completed yesterday evening, and due to the nature of the incident

Police did not find any reason for charges to be made.

Tonga says they will submit a report to Court about the incident as it claimed a life.

However, the driver of the vehicle is the victim’s uncle, who did not notice his niece was behind the vehicle when he was reversing at their resident.

Tonga says they will review the issue and will report at the earliest convenience as the driver is just 16 years old.

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