12 Jan 2016

Vanuatu candidates using govt vehicles prompts warning

1:39 pm on 12 January 2016

Police in Vanuatu have warned against political candidates using government vehicles for campaign purposes.

Some candidates have recently complained that members of the former parliament and public servants have been using government vehicles to carry out their campaigning.

The Daily Post reports that the police on Monday issued a statement warning that the force will deal with anyone found to be misusing a government vehicle.

The police have also asked candidates to respect private property when putting up campaign posters.

The election campaign ends on January 20, ahead of the election on the January 22.

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