28 Sep 2011

Vanuatu minister to appear on assault charge

11:35 am on 28 September 2011

The Vanuatu Minister of Ni-Vanuatu Business, Pastor Don Ken, will appear before Port Vila's magistrate today, facing charges of intentional assault, abusive language and drunk disorderly.

He was arrested on the eve of the 31th independence anniversary day in July.

He didn't attend the official ceremony at the Independent Garden nor the President's official reception.