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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...

Retired police officer faces ruling

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Augustine Aulanga will deliver his judgment on March 15 on the case of a retired police officer. Yesterday prosecution and defence lawyers made their closing submission and the presiding magistrate adjourned...

Man who fooled for money gets 4 years

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man who had been going around luring people to give him money for overseas investment and in return of huge profits has been sent to jail for four years. David Tuita Lafuia...

Man guilty of lying about own death

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE man charged with false pretence and attempt to commit false pretence incident in 2019 has been found guilty by the courts. He will be sentenced later. Peter Fakaia was charged with three counts...

Former police officer convicted

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A former police officer has been convicted yesterday of one count of indecent assault and one count of consuming liquor in a vehicle. The former officer will be sentenced during her next court...

Court acquits PNG doctor and wife

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The PNG doctor, who was wrongly accused by the Prime Minister as being Solomon Islands’ index covid-19 case, has been acquitted by the courts. Dr Maine Asapo and his wife, along with two...

FIVE ASIANS ISOLATED

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Investigation into their immigration status will follow, says Mesepitu By EDDIE OSIFELO THE five Asians brought by the Patrol boat from Ontong Java over the weekend are currently in self-isolation, awaiting investigation by authorities on their...

Man who ‘creeped’ gets 8 months for wounding

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man who attacked his victims when they caught him spying in their homes has been sentenced to eight months’ jail time. David Afukese pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful wounding regarding...

Chief Justice disappointed

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has expressed his disappointment over zero allocation for Judiciary’s development budget for this year. He expressed his disappointment at the opening of the 2020 legal year yesterday. Sir Albert said that their...

12 plead not guilty to Taimareho tragedy

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE directors, General Manager, captains and the West Are’are Constituency shipping company have entered not guilty pleas to charges regarding the April 2020 incident that cost 27 lives at sea. The plead this...

Man gets 10 years for sex with step-daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has been slapped with a 10-year jail sentence for having sexual intercourse with his step-daughter. The man, who cannot be named to protect the victim’s identity, committed the crimes on four...