Polikalepo “Poli” Kefu, a Tongan human rights activist, died as a result of the actions of one individual.
Poli Kefu’s death was investigated and charged in May by Inoke Siolongo Filivaolelei Tonga.
On Thursday, the 27-year-old pled guilty in Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
On October 6th, he will be sentenced.
Matangi Tonga reported Poli Kefu died after being hit with a rock.
It said Poli Kefu, who hailed from Lapaha, was not only a respected Tonga Red Cross communications officer, but was president of the Tonga Leitis Association.
He was also recognised for his work as a LGBTQIA+ rights advocate in Tonga and the region.
The accused, Tonga, who was living in Halaleva at the time of the incident, is originally from Fungamisi, Vava’u.