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Friday, July 30, 2021

    Man gets three years for stealing

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man found guilty for stealing $140,000 from the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) has been sent to jail for three years. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea said the offending by the man had...

    Dora’s case moved

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The case against owner and director of One Link Pacifika money scheme has been adjourned for next week. It was mentioned in court for a plea to be made, however, some issues which...

    Mother gets 7 months for unlawful wounding

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A mother of five has received a seven-month jail sentence for unlawful wounding. She had had an initial 18-month sentence reduced for reconciliation with the victim and an early guilty plea. Hana Mangale entered...

    Man gets five years for assault

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has received a jail sentence of five months after court found him guilty of one count of assault causing actual bodily harm. Rockson Filiga was charged in relation to an incident...

    Prosecutor yet to get photo album for case

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PROSECUTION is yet to obtain the photo album from the Forensic department regarding s murder incident that occurred in February 2020. Public prosecutor Margaret Suifa’asia told the court that all other disclosures were...

    No fund to bring witnesses, rape trial vacated

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) yesterday applied to the High Court to vacate the hearing into the case of a man charged with rape. This was because the DPP and the police...

    Man who abused child jailed for four months

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A MAN who indecently assaulted a six-year-old child early this year in Honiara was sent to four months in prison, yesterday. This was after the accused, who cannot be named for legal reasons...

    Trial for men in Jejevo attack

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Men accused of damaging properties at Jejevo Village, Isabel Province over a mining row early this year will face trial on August 16 in Buala during the Buala circuit. Yesterday the case was...

    Man gets 11 years for rape

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A teacher has landed himself 11 years in jail for raping his daughter. Court found the man guilty of committing the crimes twice on his daughter at a school in Isabel in 2016. The...

    Court acquits man over accident at Foxwood

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE man who was arrested and charged over a traffic accident which occurred in 2020 at the Foxwood area has been acquitted. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea acquitted the man charged with one...