Afa murder following alcohol-fuelled fight

Kiliki heni ke lau 'a e ongongo ni 'i he lea faka-Tonga

Police at Mu’a Community Police Station had this morning, Tuesday 22, arrested and charged three male suspects, aged between 18 – 25, in relation to the death of a 49-year-old man from Afa.  

Police Commissioner, Grant O’Fee said the deceased was on his way home from a Kava Club at around 1:10 am when he allegedly got into an argument with the suspects who were drinking alcohol.

A fight broke out and the victim was rushed to hospital but died along the way.

Police investigation continues while awaiting results of the post mortem to determine the cause of death.

The three suspects are remanded in Police custody and they will appear at the Mu’a Magistrate Court on August 16, 2014.

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