12 Jul 2012

Four men charged with murder in Tonga

12:40 pm on 12 July 2012

Four men in Tonga have been charged with murder, in relation to the death of a 34-year-old man early last Saturday morning.

The man was allegedly assaulted and left unconscious on the side of a road opposite Vaiola Hospital.

Matangi Tonga reports the Deputy Police Commissioner, Taniela Faletau, as saying the four Tongan men, aged between 16 to 20 years, were arrested over the weekend.

They are each charged with murder, while two are also charged with robbery.

The suspects were remanded in police custody until July the 25th.