7 Jan 2013

Holiday season sees 94 arrests in Vanuatu

12:58 pm on 7 January 2013

Vanuatu police have reported 94 arrests over the eleven days of the festive season.

The majority of them relates to drinking and driving, obstructing police officers on duty and domestic violence.

They also reports a death on Christmas Day and one on New Year's Day.

On Efate, a man died in hospital after the vehicle he was travelling in rolled over, ditching its occupants.

A police report from Ambae Island says a man voluntarily surrendered to the police on Christmas Day for killing a ten-year old boy.