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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...

Men deny instigating November riot

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THREE men accused of being instigators of last year’s November riots have pleaded not guilty to 10 charges against them. Simon Mannie, John Kwaita and Knoxly Atu, after they entered not guilty pleas,...

Gao-Bugotu sets history in the justice and social sectors.

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BY CHARLES KADAMANA Gao Bugotu constituency has set a historical achievement where its people will have access to justice services at the rural level. This follows the opening of a court house at Tatamba on Wednesday. Permanent...

Bail varied for men in Jejevo incident

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Court has granted variation on bail conditions against men charged over an incident which occurred at Jejevo, Isabel Province early this year. Defence Lawyer Lappy applied to the court to vary some of...

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...

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...

Djokovic to appeal High Court’s decision: Lawyer

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Prime Minister’s nephew and chief of staff, Robson Djokovic, will appeal the High Court’s decision on his citizenship status. Djokovic’s lawyer, Mr Wilson Rano, has come out with a statement confirming this. Early last...

Man who abused child jailed for four months

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A MAN who indecently assaulted a six-year-old child early this year in Honiara was sent to four months in prison, yesterday. This was after the accused, who cannot be named for legal reasons...

AG urges Bar Association to continue with legal duties

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ATTORNEY General John Muria Jnr has called on the Bar Association to continue discharge their legal duties without fear no favour, despite the onset of COVID-19 Community transmission in the country. Speaking at...

Ruling on electoral case adjourned

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Verdict on an electoral fraud case will be made when it is heard on May 14. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison will deliver his ruling on the case of a man alleged to have...

Gun case adjourned to Friday

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has adjourned the case of a man charged with one count of possession of fire-arm to Friday this week for the set-up of a trial date. This is the case of...