Bribery conviction

Ex-policeman sentenced for bribery in Tonga

Fanguna Alalea pleaded guilty to a charge of offering a bribe to a member of the Tongan police.

At the time he was an officer from Tu’atakilangi.

According to Kaniva News, on July 13 last year Constable Tu’amelie Fifita, a member of the Drugs Enforcement Taskforce was talking with members of his family in front of the old yacht club on Vuna Rd when he was approached by Alalea.

Alalea told Fifita he was looking for somebody willing to do a job in exchange for money for a drug dealer.