Police capture suspect

The murder suspect in the Monmarte student killings has been reported to been captured by Police in Malekula on Friday the 19th of October 2018, at around 10:30 pm.

The Vanuatu Police were tipped off that the suspect was hiding at Burbar Village, just off Aulua, South East of Malekula.

Police confirmed the suspect had gone to Aulua to see a woman he had a son with and stayed there overnight.

Police were reported to have surrounded the area and with the help of the community and have captured the suspect.

Sources say the suspect is now in custody at the Lakatoro Police station awaiting transportation to Port Vila at midday today.

The suspect evaded capture the week before and took a flight from Port Vila to Norsup and from there took a transport to Burbar Village, South East Malekula.

Police in Vila have confirmed everything but will not comment any further.

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