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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...

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...

Police officer’s case returns in court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The case of a police officer accused of crashing a police vehicle into the Holy Cross cathedral brick wall has been adjourned for today. The incident occurred in 2019. Police officer Markie Rokoto’s case...

No court visit for Tikopia & Ontong Java, 16 years

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Ontong Java and Tikopia have not had any court visit for the last 16 years. Chief Magistrate Emma Garo revealed this during the Public Accounts Committee hearing last week. She said they have not...

Man gets 3 years for false pretence

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA COURT has imposed a three-year sentence on a man guilty for demanding money by false pretence. Sam Ngedea pleaded guilty to 25 counts of False Pretence Contrary to section 308(a) of the Penal...

Case file of missing exhibit money now with DPP office

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau confirmed yesterday that the case file of the $300k missing exhibit money is with the Office of the Director Public Prosecution for vetting before returning back to the...

Closing submission on traffic case soon

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of a man alleged to have caused the death of another man at the Foxwood area last year is set for closing submissions at the Honiara Central Magistrate Court. Lawyers in...

5 arrested, $350k damage in Jejevo

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE March-8 attack in Jejevo village reportedly led to an estimated $350,000-worth of damage to properties and livestock. Police have so far arrested five people in relation to this incident. A security guard...

Border crosser case pending

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau says the case against two Shortland men accused of assisting a Bougainvillean cross the western border is yet to be finalised as some statements are yet to be...

No fund to bring witnesses, rape trial vacated

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) yesterday applied to the High Court to vacate the hearing into the case of a man charged with rape. This was because the DPP and the police...

Man gets more than six years for sexual assault on daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 43-year-old man from Isabel has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail for indecently assaulting his daughter. The man committed the acts on his third-born daughter on three separate...