27 Jan 2009

Four police officers arrested in Vanuatu for assault on publisher

2:36 pm on 27 January 2009

The Police in Vanuatu say four police officers have been charged with attack on the publisher of the Vanuatu Daily Post, Marc Neil-Jones who suffered a broken nose and black eye.

Mr Neil-Jones suspected that the attack on January the 17th was retribution for the publication's coverage of ongoing problems at the country's main prison.

Police South Commander, John Taleo, says the four men were identified by Mr Neil-Jones and witnesses who saw the attack