Acting Police Com. Taleo await sentencing

Port Vila Vanuatu magistrate court has convicted the acting police commissioner, John Taleo for dangerous driving last week.

The office of Magistrate court confirmed  that Taleo will receive his sentence only on 15th January 2016 following his conviction.

Taleo has involved in two serious accident with police trucks. The latest accident took place only this year at the area of Nambatri in Port Vila.

Under police act, after his sentencing, Police Service Commission will met to decide whether to terminate or to demote him.

After his accident this year, he was suspended but Moana Carcasses when he was acting prime minister on October re-instated him. Prime minister is minister responsible for the police. Only last month he was appointed as new acting police commissioner.

Taleo replaced Vake Rakau who was acting police commissioner.


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