7 Sep 2012

Vanuatu couple face sex crime allegations in court on Monday

4:24 am on 7 September 2012

Vanuatu Police have taken a couple from Erromango Island into custody after seven complainants made sexual assault allegations.

Six of the complainants are under the age of 15.

Police say the alleged incidents occurred in April and May of this year.

Two officers from the police Family Protection Unit recently travelled to the island to conduct an investigation.

The couple is to appear in court on Monday.