In court

Warrant of arrest for man accused of defiling child

BY ROMINAH FAKA Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi has issued a warrant of arrest for a 43-year-old man charged with sexual intercourse with child under 15, a boy aged seven years old. The matter mention in magistrate court yesterday, where the…

Panatina armed robbery case moved for June 4

BY ROMINAH FAKA The case of armed robbery at Panatina Ridge has been suspended for June 4 for finalising of the trial date. The matter was set for trial on June 17-28 however, yesterday during the interim-mention defence informed the…

Marau pleads not guilty

BY ROMINAH FAKA The re-elected Member of Parliament for Ugi/Ulawa Constituency William Bradford Marau has pleaded not guilty at the Magistrate Court yesterday. Prosecution sought an adjournment as the Pre-Trial-Conference (PTC) document is yet to be filed. Prosecution also told…

3 men charged with attempted murder

BY ROMINAH FAKA Three people were remanded in Magistrate court on Monday this week for attempted murder. Timothy Sagia, Stanley Norman and Steward Philip Tiva are charged jointly with attempted murder. The allegations said the incident occurred at Koivo village…

Armed robbery case adjourns

BY ROMINAH FAKA Case involving the trio Dickson Fito’o, Hudson Susuamae and Sio Wale charged with arm robbery of $100,000 and Chinese currencies at Holiday Resort Motel early last year, is yet to have a new trial date. Yesterday the…