11 Mar 2008

No arrest yet in Nauru Police station suspected arson

11:31 am on 11 March 2008

The Police in Nauru says no arrest has been made yet over the suspected arson attack on the main Police station.

It was badly damaged following a violent protest by residents on Friday over renewed phosphate mining because of the dust associated with it.

Australian Federal Police are assisting the investigation into the attack on the Police station with a team arriving today.

And he denies teenagers were deputised by Australian Police to help curtail the violence on Friday.