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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    Bangladeshi’s case moved for May 18

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison has adjourned the case of a foreign national for May 18, 2021 for mention. The accused appeared in court yesterday and had his case further adjourned. The Bangladesh national faces...

    71-yo jailed for underage rape

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA HIGH Court Judge Justice Maelyn Bird has imposed a nine-year sentence on a 71-year-old man for raping a girl under 15 years of age in 2019. Justice Bird said the offence of having...

    3 men sent to jail for manslaughter

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THREE men who were found guilty of manslaughter relating to the death of a man, whose cadaver was found floating at sea in Usu'usue, North East Malaita were sent to jail last...

    Bangladeshi to appear in court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bangladesh national facing sexual offence charges on a child under 15 years of age will appear again in court for mention. The Bangladeshi is alleged of raping an 11-year-old girl at the...

    Court releases man due to delay

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA HIGH Court judge Justice Maelyn Bird has sentenced a man for two years but released him at the rising of the court due to substantial delay in the prosecution of the case. This...

    Murder accused released on $5000 cash bail

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA HIGH Court judge Justice Maelyn Bird has released a man accused of murder, Jimmy Junior Lusibaea on bail with strict conditions. The prosecution had earlier charged Lusibaea with one count of murder contrary...


    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man found guilty for assaulting his wife with a knife will be jailed for three years and six months. High Court Judge Justice Maelyn Bird made the sentence at the High Court...

    Stealing is a crime: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Augustine Aulanga has reiterated taking another person’s property without consent is a crime and it will always have punitive consequences. He made the statements when sentencing a 17-year-old at the Honiara...

    Victim in rape case shares story in court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE alleged victim in a rape case has told court that she did not report the matter to anyone because she was ashamed and sad at what her biological father (accused) had...

    Rennell murder case set for committal hearing

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE committal hearing into the case of a man who was charged by police regarding the death of a 28-year-old boy at a village in Rennell will be made today before Principal...