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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...

Bangladesh national faces Inquiry over alleged rape

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bangladesh national facing sexual offence charges has been set for long form preliminary inquiry on September 22. Defence Lawyer Hubert Fugui elected a long form inquiry after the accused entered not guilty...

Man gets three years for stealing

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man found guilty for stealing $140,000 from the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) has been sent to jail for three years. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea said the offending by the man had...

Man who raped student gets three years in jail

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 19-YEAR-OLD man from Ngella has been sentenced to three years and six months for raping a primary school student last year at a village in Central Islands Province. High Court judge Justice...

Nehemiah’s case in court today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of Martin Nehemiah Pola will appear in court for mention today before Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea. Nehemiah is currently facing three counts of obtaining credit by false pretence from Smart...

Parole after 12 years for man guilty, murder

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man who was found guilty for killing another man has been given a life sentence, with chances for parole after 12 years. The murder took place at Avatai village, Lavaggu, west Rennell...

27-yo robber gets four years jail time

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Court has sent a 27-year-old man guilty of robbery to four years in jail. Eric Nathaniel Jnr of Malaita province robbed the FJ Shop on December 7, 2018, in Honiara. In passing sentence, High...

Father now faces rape charges over daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE prosecution has filed amended charges against a man alleged to have sexually abused his daughter in 2014. The 46-year-old man is accused of having sexual intercourse with his 12-year-old daughter. Previously he entered...

Magistrate hears MOI cases during recent court circuit

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA Provincial Magistrate Court and the Provincial Prosecution office has heard a total of eight criminal cases on Luaniua and Pelau during a court circuit route to the Malaita Outer Islands (MOI)...

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...

Police’s burden

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1000-plus cases, RSIPF find difficulty in disposing high profile cases By EDDIE OSIFELO THE two investigation departments with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are finding it difficult to dispose high profile cases quickly. This is...