Author: Sista Magazine

WIFE STABS HUSBAND TO DEATH

The Vanuatu Police Force is appealing to the chiefs and people of Tongoa on Efate and people of Pentecost to remain calm and not to take the law into their own hands. The appeal comes after a tragic incident on Arongbwarato...

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SPEAKER’S TRIAL ADJOURNED AGAIN

The Speaker of Parliament’s trial has been adjourned again to December. The 3-day trial is now scheduled for December 4-6, 2019. Speaker Simeon Seule was implicated in alleged assault-related charges and has denied the...

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General Election Date Set for March 19

The Electoral Commission has announced that the General Election is scheduled for March 19, 2020. Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Martin Tete, confirmed the logistics for the 2020 Parliamentary General Election...

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WIFE KILLS HUSBAND

Police have arrested a woman from Pango after she stabbed her husband to death with a knife in their home during the weekend. Deputy Director of the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF)’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID), James...

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6 Years Jail Term For Assault

Anthony Kiel was sent to prison for six years after being found guilty to assault related charges. Kiel , who hails from Tanna pleaded guilty to three counts of unlawful entry against section 143 (1) of the Penal Code CAP 135....

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COMPLAINANT ‘WITHDRAWS’ CASE AGAINST SPEAKER

The complainant in the Speaker of Parliament’s alleged assault case has conveyed her intention not to testify against him. In a letter addressed to the Public Prosecutor on August 9, 2019, the complainant asserted that she is...

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JAIL TERM FOR MAN WHO CUT OFF WIFE’S TOES

A man has been sent to jail for cutting off his wife’s toes in front of their children. Jeffery Isu pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional assault and threatening to kill. Supreme Court Judge Gus Andree Wiltens said the...

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10-year jail term for man who raped 4 students

A man was ordered to serve 10 years and eight months behind bars for raping four students in two different criminal cases. The sentences imposed on the two criminal cases were made concurrent with each other. The man who could...

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Man jailed for assaulting partner

Jack Nasei of Tanna has been sent to jail for assaulting his partner and causing permanent injuries. Mr. Nasei pleaded guilty to one count of intentional assault, causing damage on the body of another person resulting in...

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Launch of Vanuatu Humanitarian Award

To commemorate the efforts of the people of Vanuatu, the Ministry of Justice and Community Services and Gender and Protection Cluster in partnership with the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has announced the...

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