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Suspect held in weekend knife assault

A man of Tannese origin, in his late twenties or early thirties, is being held by Police following his detention yesterday on suspicion of assaulting a young woman and threatening her at knife point in the small hours of Sunday...

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Santo bush rapist gets 6 years imprisonment

Supreme Court Judge, Paul Geoghegan has sentenced the young father who brutally assaulted a young Swiss volunteer in Santo Bush August this year to 6 years imprisonment. Berick Supe was said to show no remorse for beating up the...

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Food Festival raises over Vt400,000

The annual International Food Festival event has raised Vt457,780 just in a day’s sale, while another Vt300,000 has been raised through the monster raffle ticket sale. This charitable event is organised by the International...

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Kidnappers Sentenced

The Supreme Court has sentenced four taxi and bus drivers to imprisonment for kidnapping Florence Lengkon to a meeting, where she was assaulted in March this year. Pierre Noal, Ben Koro, Glen Kovoi and Michael Samuel were...

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Sentencing of Lengkon’s kidnappers adjourned

The four bus and taxi drivers responsible for the kidnapping of Vanuatu Helicopters Manager, Florence Lengkon will reappear before the Supreme Court Monday next week for sentencing, after an adjournment yesterday morning. Pierre...

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President of the Taxi Association acquitted

President of the Taxi Association, Elton Worwor has been acquitted from one charge of unlawful assembly with transport drivers at a meeting in March this year where Ms. Florence Lengkon was assaulted. Worwor initially pleaded...

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Sexually Abused Twice

Two sisters, 14 and 9-year-old victims of past sexual abuse have been subject to the same abuse again, this time at their new home by the person who was supposed to protect them. The sisters allegedly endured the horrific...

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Nationwide clean up

For the first time this week, Vanuatu will be hosting a national clean up day. The event will coincide with the World Ozone Day and National Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Day. That is on Friday, September 16. September 16...

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Another alleged assault of an Expat

A police source has confirmed rumours that another expat was allegedly assaulted in Port Vila this week. Information concerning the incident are still sketchy when Daily Post went to press but it is understood that Police are...

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Suspected Child Sex Offender On Bail

David Pattinson, an elderly Englishman accused of alleged sex offences with local children around Port Vila since 2014 is roaming around town after he was granted bail on August 25, 2016. Daily Post understands that Pattinson,...

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Man Attacked Wife With Hacksaw

Pierre Noel, the man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Florence Lengkon last week, also pleaded guilty to domestic violence and intentional assault against his wife in a separate Court case, the Daily Post can now reveal. A...

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60 Year Old Pleads Guilty to Raping 12 Year-Old

A 60 year-old paedophile recently pleaded guilty to four counts of unlawful sexual intercourse after he repeatedly raped a girl over a period of several months in 2015, official records show. Jeffrey Tagaro pleaded guilty in the...

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Florence Testifies

Trial for the six taxi and bus drivers accused for the alleged kidnapping and assault of 30-year-old Florence Lengkon over a comment she made on Facebook, started yesterday afternoon. The trial began with the defense lawyers...

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Raped, Beaten and Abandoned in Santo Bush

A female expat has been brutally assaulted, raped and then abandoned in north Santo. Police have arrested a suspect, who will soon be appearing in Court. The victim is believed to be a woman who has been doing community work in...

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