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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Man gets 18 months after ‘massage gone wrong’

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 46-year-old man found guilty of sexually assaulting his niece has been sent to jail for 18 months.Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea in sentencing the accused said the victim was feeling unwell...

21-yo man jailed for rape

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 22-year-old man has been sentenced to three years for raping a 16-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Temotu province.The incident occurred in 2019, when the man was 19 years old.The man had...

Magistrate speaks out on marijuana

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe 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...

More awareness paramount: Justice Bird

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BY BEN BILUAJUSTICE Maelyn Bird says there is a great need to educate women of their rights and freedom from violence.She made the statement during the Women in Law Breakfast which was held at...

Record of interview was fair: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE 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,...

WOMEN SHORTFALL

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Call for more women in Justice SectorBY BEN BILUAJUSTICE Maelyn Bird has encouraged women and girls to pursue judicial path as part of promoting gender quality in the country.She said the justice sector has...

Fatal bomb blast still investigated

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAINVESTIGATIONS into the bomb incident in Honiara that killed two expatriates last year is still to be completed.Police Commissioner, Mostyn Mangau confirmed this when responding to a question at his weekly press...

Man charged with murder of rugby player

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 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...

Illegal bodies

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATWO staff associations that pushed for the removal of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) vice chancellor Dr. Ganesh Chand have no legal standing and are therefore illegal.That’s according to High Court judge...

People must learn to behave responsibly: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe Magistrate Court has issued a strong word of advice urging people to learn to behave responsibly and not to take the law into one’s own hand – especially when under influence...