Tonga Police seize former Prime Minister’s laptop over passport investigation

Tongan Police have confiscated the kingdom’s former Prime Minister and now the Speaker of Parliament, Lord Tu’ivakano’s laptop.

Radio Tonga alleged the seizure was linked to the investigation over Tonga’s passport scandal but no arrests have been made.

Tonga’s Minister of Police Hon Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa told us  he did not know about the “details” of the confiscation.

He said he has not been informed by the Police commissioner about the “details” of what has happened.

Tonga’s Police Commissioner and Chief Clerk of Parliament were contacted for comments.

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