Student charged with attempted murder

A student of Tupou College has been charged with attempted murder after a vicious attack in a residence in Tofoa on July 18, 2013.   

He was also charged with attempted arson, unlawfully damaging a building and serious housebreaking.

The student is one of the twenty-four Tupou College students and two adults who have been charged with serious offenses relating to the violent attack.

The two adults have been charged with one count of abetment to rioters unlawfully damaging a building.

The court case had been adjourned to May 5.

The violent attack left a Tonga College  ex-student Taniela Halahuni in a coma and a Tonga College student Daniel Jr. Mahe injured. Both victims have been fully recovered.


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