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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Man admits killing Chinese woman

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE man accused of killing a Chinese woman at her shop at the White Angel Building, Point Cruz in 2021 has pleaded guilty to murder yesterday.This is the case of Max Gosia...

Six years for abusive father

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA FATHER, 37, guilty of having sex with his 14-year-old daughter has been jailed for six years.Justice Maelyn Bird imposed the sentence on the man, who cannot be named for legal reasons.Justice...

Men accused of setting fire to PM’s residence deny charges

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATwo men have denied before the court setting fire to the Prime minister’s residence.PM Manasseh Sogavare’s mansion at Lungga was torched during the November riots.Moses Tome and Wilson Poelo are charged with...

Man gets 18 months after ‘massage gone wrong’

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 46-year-old man found guilty of sexually assaulting his niece has been sent to jail for 18 months.Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea in sentencing the accused said the victim was feeling unwell...

23-yo faces rape and false pretence

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA man who claimed to be a doctor and a lawyer has appeared in court over rape and false pretence charges.Public Prosecutor Jonathan Auga Tuesday told the court via zoom that investigations...

LONGEST JAIL TERM

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Couple killers to spend 53 years in prisonBY JENNIFER KUSAPACHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has imposed a minimum term of 53 years sentence on Jimson Erega Goufi and Raymond Keota before they can be...

Alleged riot ‘instigator’ on $1,000 bail

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE court has granted bail to one of the instigators of the recent rioting and looting in Honiara.Simon Mannie was arrested and charged by police with one count of unauthorized public assembly...

Sir Albert wants Commission of Inquiry into 2021 Honiara riots.

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPACHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has called for a Commission of Inquiry to determine the cause of the 2021 November riot and looting.He made the call during the opening of the legal...

LIFE-TERM FOR SHOP KILLER

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA SHOP-KEEPER who murdered his Chinese female boss in cold-blood April last year in Honiara has been jailed for life.And High Court judge Justice Howard Lawry ordered that Max Gosia Taiga of...

MP Vokia and husband face election bribery charges

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPOLICE have charged the MP for North East Guadalcanal Constituency Ethel Vokia and her husband Jamie Vokia with election bribery charges.This was in relation to the 2019 national election.The couple has been...