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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...

Prosecution needs time, bail delayed for accused

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA An accused was yesterday denied his rights to bail due to prosecution needing more time to respond to defence’s application. Defence had applied for bail on behalf of Mr James Tangasuna on August...

Court to decide on bail for 5 men in gold heist

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Magistrate Emma Garo will decide on the bail application for the five co-accused in the Winwin robbery incident tomorrow. This was after defence lawyers made application to the court to release the...

Rugby star jailed

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A YOUNG rugby player who attacked a man and left his victim with permanent damage to his right eye was jailed for two years six months on Tuesday 17th February. Daniel Saomatangi was...

66-yo gets six years jail time

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 66-year-old man who accidently killed a 39-year-old at Yandina in 2017 following a row over the price of a packet sugar has been sent to jail for six years. Abrahma Kevaru was...

Man gets 4 years for sexual abuse of girl

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has been handed a four-year jail sentence after court found him guilty of repeated sexual abuse of an underage girl. The incidents took place on various dates in 2018. Chief Justice Sir...

Man charged with murder of rugby player

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has been charged with the murder of a young man in Avatai village, west Rennell. Earlier this week, Island Sun reported this incident in which the victim was a well-known national...

Prosecution told to amend PTC checklist

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Fatimah Taeburi has told prosecution to amend the current PTC checklist and file to the court by December 15. This is in regards to the case against a 37-year-old man accused...

Seven petition cases pending

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer says seven petition cases are still pending hearing. Sir Albert speaking at the opening of the High Court room two on Thursday said the courts lack of rooms for hearing...

Landmark ruling

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA IN a landmark ruling, a Malaysian logging company has been ordered to pay $3.2 million to landowners in Isabel for trespass, nuisance and damages it caused to the environment. Solomon Islands Court of...

SINU council refers VC visa rejection to court

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) Council through its legal counsel has lodged an application to the High Court for a judicial review over the visa issues involving Vice Chancellor Dr Ganesh Chand...