4 men alleged of armed burglary in court


THE case against four men alleged of burgling homes in 2015 will be mentioned in the Honiara Magistrate Court today.

Frank Firimolea, Fred Taebo Dara, and Lawrence Liliva and a 15-year-old juvenile are facing various charges in relation to the armed robbery on different dates in May and June 2015.

Prosecution alleged that during those months, there were a number of armed robbery and break-in cases reported to police from the Ngossi area, west Honiara; to Ranadi, east Honiara.

The incidents involved a group of armed masked men between the ages of 15 and 30.

It was alleged this group invaded homes of expatriates, business people, as well as those of Solomon Islanders and removed valuable properties and money.

A number of home owners sustained injuries during the robbery incidents, and some had to be flown overseas for medical treatment.

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