A man from Tekelele in south Epi has been charged, after he allegedly stabbed his partner on the back of her head with a knife recently.

Police on Tongoa released him on bail after charging him with intentional assault.

He was instructed not to commit anymore offence during his bail period.

His partner, the victim, has received treatment on Tongoa and is recovering.

Apart from this case, Police on Tongoa said they dealing with two other similar incidents occurring in south Epi.

One of these cases happened in Tekelele and the other in Tomali area.

People in south Epi are strongly urged to stay calm during the lockdown and not cause harm to others.