Tonga’s police chief gets civil society group support

A range of civil society groups have come out publicly in support of the Police Commissioner, Chris Kelly. The Commissioner had recently been criticised in a petition signed by half of the police force that called for his resignation. The officers were reportedly unhappy about new disciplinary measures and promotion structure. But Commissioner Kelly argues the changes tackle corruption, and have increased accountability of the force.

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