Five arrested in relation to Sopu robbery and rape

Tongan police on July 8 arrested five suspects who had been wanted since the gang robbery and an alleged rape in a house in Sopu on June 11.

Police charged the male accused who are in their mid-twenties with conspiracy to commit robbery.

No one has been charged in connection to the rape as Police investigation continues.

The accused are remanded in Police custody. They will appear at the Magistrate Court on Tuesday 15 July, 2014.

Police detectives were also able to seize part of the stolen goods taken from the house.

“I would like to thank the Public for all the help during this Investigation,” says Commissioner of Police Grant O’Fee.

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