In court

Ngossi ward sports day triumphs

BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR THE Ngossi Ward Independence Sports Day concluded successfully this week with a prize presentation at White River School. The event, which began over the weekend, saw teams from the surrounding Ngossi Ward community competing in 3×3…

Alleged killers face court for plea

BY ROMINAH FAKA Three men accused of killing two complainants at Koivo village, Guadalcanal, will face court for a possible plea on July 25. During the court session yesterday, state prosecutor Olivia Ratu Manu applied for a substitution of charges…

A man found guilty of DV and child cruelty

BY ROMINAH FAKA On Wednesday, the court found Harrison Forau guilty of one count of domestic violence and one count of cruelty to a child. The court extended Forau’s remand warrant until July 17 for sentencing submissions from the crown…

China, Solomon Islands’ largest trading partner: Manele

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU Prime Minister Jeremiah Manele has said China is Solomon Islands’ largest trading partner. The Government for National Unity and Transformation (GNUT) leader made the statement during his first keynote address at this year’s 46th Independence anniversary in…

MP Vokia’s trial to commence July 15

BY ROMINAH FAKA The trial involving five people, including newly elected Member of Parliament for North East Guadalcanal Jamie Lency Vokia, is scheduled to commence next week from July 15-19 before Chief Magistrate Emma Garo. During the final interim-mention in…

Tausoro killing trial commences

BY ROMINAH FAKA The trial into case involving accused Stanley Gegesi who is charged with murder and grievous harm commenced yesterday in the High Court before Judge John A Keniapisia. The prosecutor Andrew Kelesi called three witnesses for murder charge…