In court

Sentencing for former BSP teller further adjourns

BY ROMINAH FAKA Sentencing into the case of former BSP Teller further has adjourned for June 28. On Thursday June 20 the matter was mentioned in the Magistrate court for delivering of sentence however, the presiding principal magistrate was sick…

ONE LINK TRIAL SET

BY ROMINAH FAKA Trial into the case against a police officer accused of stealing $300,000 kept as exhibit at the Police storage facilities in Rove, Honiara in 2020 is set for October 7. Makasi Dolaiano is facing one count of…

Mbokakimbo market murder case adjourned

BY ROMINAH FAKA The case against a man charged with murder has adjourned for July 3 for investigations to be complete. John Paeni, 30, is charged with one count of murder contrary to section 200 of the Penal Code. Yesterday…

Court withdraws murder charge against 27-yo man

BY ROMINAH FAKA Court has withdrawn the charge of murder against a man who was accused following the death of a man near the Florence Young school in May this year. This follows insufficient evidence against the accused at this…

Case of attempt to export drugs returns June 26

BY ROMINAH FAKA The case against two people accused of attempting to export dangerous drugs has adjourned for June 26 for Pre-Trial-Conference (PTC). The matter was mentioned in court on Monday this week for a review of warrant for accused…

Sentencing submission suspends

BY ROMINAH FAKA The sentencing submissions for a man accused and convicted of sedition and unlawful assembly have been suspended to June 17th. The matter was mentioned in the magistrate court yesterday, where defense lawyer Mrs. Delilah Kukura, representing the…

Trial adjourned for Vokia and co-Accused

BY ROMINAH FAKA Chief Magistrate Emma Garo has decided to vacate the trial involving five individuals, including the newly elected Member of Parliament for North East Guadalcanal, Mr. Jaimmie Lency Vokia. The trial was scheduled to take place this week…