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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Climate finance roadmap launched

BY NED GAGAHE Finance Minister Harry Kuma...

Court wants a quick one on Winwin case

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Court has told counsels in...

Gov’t hopes to table TRC report next year

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government hopes to table...

All hands on deck against sex crimes on girls: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has reiterated that addressing sexual offences in the country requires collaborative effort from all stakeholders. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer, in his recent sentence on a sexual offence case, said while...

People must learn to behave responsibly: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The 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...

Man gets five years for assault

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has received a jail sentence of five months after court found him guilty of one count of assault causing actual bodily harm. Rockson Filiga was charged in relation to an incident...

Magistrate talks out against excessive alcohol use

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA DEPUTY Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea is reiterating the caution against excessive use of alcohol. He says it is common knowledge that excessive alcohol consumption seemed to be one of the causes of anti-social...

Dora’s case for mention

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The case against owner of One Link Pacifica money scheme is set for mention today in court. The case was mentioned last week for possible plea but was adjourned. Charles Dora is facing charges...

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...

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...

Bus driver’s case returns March 30

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The case against a bus driver accused of causing death to a pedestrian has been adjourned for March 30. This is for the crown and defence lawyers to decide whether the trial will...

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...

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...