Police arrest three connected to gang rape

Police have confirmed that three men have been arrested for raping a 40 year old woman in Gnaviyani Faumulaku.

The woman and her husband were stopped by three masked men on Friday night. After being taken at knife point to a remote beach area of the island, the men tied the husband to a tree and gang raped the woman.

Police said that the men were arrested with assistance from the Fuamulak community and the Fuamulak Crime Prevention Committee.