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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

Record of interview was fair: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has ruled that the record of interview on a man accused of faking his own death to obtain thousands of dollars from a local pharmacy was carried out fairly. The accused,...

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...

4 months jail for indecent assault

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man from Kia in Isabel province has been sentenced to eight months but will only serve four months in jail for indecently assaulting a woman at Varagia in Isabel province on...

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...

Warrant of arrest for school chaplain

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has issued a warrant of arrest on the School Chaplain for Holau Vocational Christian Academy in West Honiara. This followed the chaplain’s failure to turn up in court yesterday. Police Prosecutor Watson...

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...

One Link case in court today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court will today hear updates on the case against One Link Director Gerard Tauohu on whether or not prosecution have obtained outstanding statements and have sorted out charges. The case was adjourned...

Mother gets 7 months for unlawful wounding

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A mother of five has received a seven-month jail sentence for unlawful wounding. She had had an initial 18-month sentence reduced for reconciliation with the victim and an early guilty plea. Hana Mangale entered...

$2,000 fine for man who breached lockdown order

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Felix Hollision has ordered a man to pay a fine of $2000 after being found guilty of breaching the recent curfew orders. The defendant, Bruno Junior Sepo Todonga, is a 23-year-old...

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...