24 Jul 2013

Tonga teacher arrested in relation to school rivalry attack

4:34 am on 24 July 2013

A teacher has been arrested in relation to a school rivalry attack in Tonga's capital which left a man in a critical condition, and saw dozens of students arrested.

Ex-Tonga College student, 22 year old Taniela Halahuni, remains in a critical condition in hospital following Friday's attack from rival school Tupou College.

147 current and ex-students of Tupou college have been charged in relation to property damage.

The police say a 43 year old teacher from Tupou College has been arrested and charged for aiding criminal damage.

The police say no further details are available.