Police officer suspended over misconduct allegations

A 39-year-old Senior Police Constable in Tonga has been suspended from duty on Monday 12 September 2016 while allegations of serious misconduct against him were investigated.

A statement from Tongan Police described the case as “serious breach of the Tonga Police Code of

“An Investigation is underway into the incident surrounding the Officer’s alleged breach of conduct, which involves a complaint from an 18 year old school girl.

“This is a serious allegation and bad conduct will not be accepted,” says Commissioner of Police Stephen Caldwell.

He is suspended without pay until further notice.

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