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Monday, September 27, 2021

    Man jailed for lockdown breach

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A MAN who breached lockdown orders has been jailed for 12 months after he pleaded guilty in the Magistrate Court. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga imposed the sentence yesterday. Jack Dola and was charged with...

    Gao-Bugotu sets history in the justice and social sectors.

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA Gao Bugotu constituency has set a historical achievement where its people will have access to justice services at the rural level. This follows the opening of a court house at Tatamba on Wednesday. Permanent...

    Tatamba Court House open for administering justice.

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA Gao Bugotu Constituency officially handed over a court house at Tatamba on Wednesday to the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs (MJLA) to administer justice in the rural areas. The court house was...

    Djokovic’s case adjourned pending appeal

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic has again adjourned to October 6 pending his appeal before the Court of Appeal. Djokovic’s case was mentioned before Deputy Chief Ricky...

    Prosecution confirm investigation into case of Temotu Nende CDO complete

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE investigation into the case of the Constituency Development Officer for Temotu Nende has been completed and prosecution are prepared to serve disclosures to the defence lawyer. Public Prosecutor Jonathan Auga confirmed that...

    Bangladesh national faces Inquiry over alleged rape

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bangladesh national facing sexual offence charges has been set for long form preliminary inquiry on September 22. Defence Lawyer Hubert Fugui elected a long form inquiry after the accused entered not guilty...

    Father now faces rape charges over daughter

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE prosecution has filed amended charges against a man alleged to have sexually abused his daughter in 2014. The 46-year-old man is accused of having sexual intercourse with his 12-year-old daughter. Previously he entered...

    Public solicitors’ absence in court worsening: Judge

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA High Court has put the spotlight on lawyers of the Public Solicitors Office for not attending court sessions. And, worse, Judge Maelyn Bird says this trend of public solicitors not attending their court...

    Police looking for alleged victim

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A sexual offence case is stalling before the High Court because the complainant is nowhere to be found. Both prosecution and the police’s sexual assault unit cannot reach her. And, because of this, prosecution...

    27-yo robber gets four years jail time

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Court has sent a 27-year-old man guilty of robbery to four years in jail. Eric Nathaniel Jnr of Malaita province robbed the FJ Shop on December 7, 2018, in Honiara. In passing sentence, High...