Deputy Speaker of Tonga’s Parliament pleads not guilty to firearm charge


The trial for the Deputy Speaker of Tonga’s Parliament, Lord Tu’iha’ateiho, charged with possession of a firearm without a license, has been adjourned until next year.

Radio Tonga reports the accused and his legal counsel Kahu Afeaki appeared before Justice Charles Cato in the Supreme Court Friday morning and pleaded not guilty to the charge.

via Deputy Speaker of Tonga’s Parliament pleads not guilty to firearm charge.