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Regional Wrap Up

  Australian Foreign Minister visits PNG and Timor Leste The Foreign Minister of Australia is visiting Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste this week. In PNG, Senator Penny Wong held talks with her counterpart Justin...

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Police Briefs

VT1.5M revenue collected in Port Vila Traffic Operation A three-day Traffic operation in Port Vila has generated more than VT1.5 million in revenue. The joint operation was conducted by the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), Municipal...

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Court Briefs – July 12 2022

Father penalised for intentional assault to de-facto partner Ple Micah pleaded guilty to one charge of intentional assault. The maximum sentence for that offence is a term of 5 years’ imprisonment. The starting point that was...

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Court briefs – June 15 2022

Only 3 year jail term for 73-year-old stepfather who sexually violated pregnant stepdaughter Naling Willie Ikoiko appeared in Court for sentencing on a charge of sexual intercourse without consent. The complainant was 2 months...

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Senior Police Officer Suspended

The senior Police Officer who is facing allegations of sexual harassment with two female police officers has been suspended earlier this week. Daily Post is informed that the Officer concerned who also heads an important unit...

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Court Briefs – May 24 2022

Tony Jimmy pleaded guilty to charges of an act of indecency with a young person, as well as unlawful sexual intercourse with a child under 13 years of age. He committed these acts when the victim who calls him uncle, was only 7...

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Court briefs – 17 May 2022

Father kills family John Amos Pakoa had taken his family to the independence celebration in 2001. After returning home, Mr. Pakoa and his wife Helly went to drink kava and returned home just before morning. Soon after he stabbed...

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Court Briefs – 19 March 2022

Man being investigated for wife’s death denied bail Richard Harry was remanded on the 27th of December, 2021 after he was charged with intentional homicide, in which his wife was the victim. He applied for bail, stating that it...

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