5 Feb 2019

Five men arrested in Tonga after bar brawl death

5:40 pm on 5 February 2019

The police in Tonga have arrested five men in relation to the death of a man following a bar brawl.

The 49-year-old died on Monday night after being taken to hospital following the fight at the Tali'eva Bar in Nuku'alofa.

The acting Chief Superintendent, Tevita Vailea, said the men were arrested on Tuesday morning.

All suspects are in police custody while the investigation continues, he said.