Assault charges

Vanuatu drivers acquitted over assault of woman

RNZ reports the men had been charged with assaulting Florence Lengkon, who had criticised them on Facebook after they had thrown stones at another bus carrying tourists.

The drivers were competing with the other bus to carry the tourists.

Women Against Crime and Corruption chairperson Jenny Ligo said more than 50 drivers witnessed the incident but no one stepped forward to identify the attackers.