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Monday, January 30, 2023

PIMEU team assists WPG with its policy

BY BEN BILUA POLICY, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation...

SI YOUTHS CLIMATE CHAMPS

Forum recognises our young people as strong...

MPG onto relocation of Auki bonito market

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Malaita provincial government is working...

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...

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...

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...

18-yo charged with murder over Fiu bridge dead body

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA AN 18-year-old suspect is in custody in relation to the death incident at the Fiu bridge, Malaita province. The 18-year-old is charged with one count of murder and remanded at the Auki Correctional...

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...

Magistrate talks out against stealing

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Leonard Chite has reminded citizens that there is no gain in using one’s position to illegally acquire Constituency funds for personal gain. He made the statement when sentencing the former Constituency...

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...