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Attacking people with sharp objects is becoming a norm in the society

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 07/09/2017


Assaults using sharp objects are on the rise in Tonga.


Just last week, a 59-year-old from Ma’ufanga was assaulted with a machete.


A spokesperson for Police said, the accused was under the influence of alcohol.


The accused is a young man of Ma’ufanga and he’s been charged with grievous bodily harm.


On a separate incident at Tokomololo, a young man assaulted her girlfriend with a pair of scissors.


Police arrested the 25-year-old boyfriend and charged him with grievous bodily harm.


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