Security guard charged over murder of Malapo man

UPATED: Nuku'alofa – Police today charged a 38-year-old security guard in relation to the death of a 27-year-old man at the Digicel Square in central Nuku’alofa at about 4am, Saturday, April 12.

“Yes there was a death and one arrest,” Police Commissioner Grant O’Fee told Kaniva News this morning.

In a release from Police this afternoon, O'Fee further said, "Police arrived at the scene and took the victim to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The cause of death is yet to be officially determined".

The deceased from Malapo,"is alleged to have gotten into a fight with the accused while they were drinking at the CBD Square".

The accused worked as a security guard for the Dataline Company and O'Fee said he will remain in custody until April 28.

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