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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

Public solicitors’ absence in court worsening: Judge

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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...

Magistrate speaks out on marijuana

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The Magistrates court has issued a strong statement against marijuana and its link to mental illness in young people. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea in sentencing a man to prison over possession of...

Juveniles stealing prevalent in Honiara: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Young people ending up in court for stealing is prevalent in Honiara, it is reported. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga uttered this when sentencing a juvenile to 12 months’ imprisonment yesterday for stealing three...

Trial date on Lusibaea’s case set for July 2022

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court yesterday set the trial date for the case of Jimmy Junior Lusibaea for July 24, 2022. The trial will be conducted for two weeks before High Court Judge Justice Maelyn Bird. Lusibaea...

Victim in rape case shares story in court

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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...

Councilors’ case today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE two Honiara City Councilors Reginald Sanau Ngati and Billy Abae will appear again in court today after their case was adjourned yesterday. The appearance yesterday was for lawyers to update court on...

Foreigner to appear in court again next week

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case against a Bangladesh national was adjourned to June 22 for the accused to enter his plea. In the previous session early this week, court was informed that the defence lawyer was...

Gun case adjourned to Friday

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has adjourned the case of a man charged with one count of possession of fire-arm to Friday this week for the set-up of a trial date. This is the case of...

Father’s sexual assault case adjourned

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of a father alleged to have sexually assaulted his daughter in Ngella last year will be mentioned again in court on April 19. This is for the defence counsel Ron Dickey...

MOI chiefs call for local court visit

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI The Malaita outer islands (MOI) houses of chiefs are calling on the provincial local court to visit the atolls. This is according to Ishmael Kekou, the first class magistrate who is looking after...