11 Jan 2007

Tongan police lay charges on alleged mastermind of November's riots

11:43 am on 11 January 2007

Tongan police are believed to have arrested and charged the first of the alleged ringleaders of the November 16 riot.

The acting police commander Taniela Faletau, told Radio Tonga that a businesswoman has been charged with sedition and assisting to commit arson and has been remanded in custody.