“Man arrested in relation to a shooting incident at Kolovai”

Media Release

Monday 22 May 2017

Please attribute statement to Deputy Commissioner Viliami ‘Unga Fa’aoa

A 58 year old man from Kolovai is in a stable condition at Vaiola hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds from a .22 rifle last Sunday morning (21st May) at 5:20am at a bush allotment in Kolovai.

A 36 year old man from Kolovai is in Police custody charged with grievous bodily harm, with further serious charges likely to be laid.

He will appear at the Nukunuku Magistrate Court Thursday 25 May 2017.

No further information can be released at this time as a criminal investigation continues.

-ENDS-

Issued by the: Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo; for media enquiries – Email: siaadams@gmail.com phone (676) 23 323 Fax: (676) 23 036 1 | P a g e Media Release Man arrested in relation to shooting incident at Kolovai

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