10 Oct 2016

Tonga commissioner responsible for concerning police ops

From , 6:04 am on 10 October 2016

Tonga's government has expressed concern about the efficiency of policing in the country and is seemingly reluctant to support the Police Commissioner

This week, Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva warned the country was a playground for criminals and proposed a committee be formed to investigate Police.

Police Minister Pohiva Tu'ionetoa says many people are worried about a number of recent escapes from police custody, including an American man suspected of murder.

Tonga police commissioner, Stephen Caldwell

Tonga police commissioner, Stephen Caldwell Photo: SUPPLED