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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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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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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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Woman found dead on Tanna

A woman has been found dead at Enkahi area on Tanna after she went missing for a month. The woman was reportedly missing after she was on her way back to White Sands after visiting her daughter who is married to Port Resolution....

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Man Jailed For Arson

A man was sent to prison for two years and six months for deliberately torching a house belonging to a Tannese family living in Teouma. Pierre Esrah Noel was charged with one count of robbery, arson and obstructing a Police...

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Fake healer sent to prison

A man who claimed to be a healer was sent to prison for raping a young woman who was lured to a secluded area after being enticed with the promise of a healing miracle. Tom Nakou of Tanna was sent to prison for four years and...

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Students harassed by bus driver

As Vanuatu was about to celebrate the Children’s Day, a bus driver harassed two young female students who were on their way to school on Tuesday morning of this week. The parent of one of the students alleged that his daughter...

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Erakor Murder Case Deferred

The Magistrates Court has adjourned the case involving the Tannese man who was charged with the murder of his partner and burying her near a coconut plantation at Etmat, Erakor last month. Yawak Tapawa was taken back into...

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