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Monday, January 30, 2023

PIMEU team assists WPG with its policy

BY BEN BILUA POLICY, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation...

SI YOUTHS CLIMATE CHAMPS

Forum recognises our young people as strong...

MPG onto relocation of Auki bonito market

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Malaita provincial government is working...

3 men sent to jail for manslaughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THREE men who were found guilty of manslaughter relating to the death of a man, whose cadaver was found floating at sea in Usu'usue, North East Malaita were sent to jail last...

Bangladeshi to appear in court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bangladesh national facing sexual offence charges on a child under 15 years of age will appear again in court for mention. The Bangladeshi is alleged of raping an 11-year-old girl at the...

Court releases man due to delay

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA HIGH Court judge Justice Maelyn Bird has sentenced a man for two years but released him at the rising of the court due to substantial delay in the prosecution of the case. This...

Murder accused released on $5000 cash bail

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA HIGH Court judge Justice Maelyn Bird has released a man accused of murder, Jimmy Junior Lusibaea on bail with strict conditions. The prosecution had earlier charged Lusibaea with one count of murder contrary...

3 YEARS FOR WIFE BEATER

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man found guilty for assaulting his wife with a knife will be jailed for three years and six months. High Court Judge Justice Maelyn Bird made the sentence at the High Court...

Stealing is a crime: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Augustine Aulanga has reiterated taking another person’s property without consent is a crime and it will always have punitive consequences. He made the statements when sentencing a 17-year-old at the Honiara...

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...

Rennell murder case set for committal hearing

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE committal hearing into the case of a man who was charged by police regarding the death of a 28-year-old boy at a village in Rennell will be made today before Principal...

Father on trial over alleged rape of daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE hearing of evidence into the case of a father accused of raping his daughter at a school in Isabel is continuing at the High Court. The trial started yesterday with the prosecution...

Lawyers to make submissions into burglary case

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CLOSING submissions into the case of a man accused of stealing foreign currencies from his employer will be made today before Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea. He entered a not guilty plea and...