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Monday, October 3, 2022

SINPF to pay $77.5 million to members

BY NED GAGAHE SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund...

Family Federation celebrates 40 years in Solomon Islands

THE Family Federation for World Peace and...

FBI TO TRAIN LOCAL POLICE

By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands police will start...

Underage rape case moved

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Case against the Bangladesh national accused of underage rape has been moved for June 25 for possible plea and variation of bail. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison adjourned the case yesterday when prosecution asked...

Sexual offence case against 6-year-old child dropped

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Magistrate court has acquitted charges against a 15-year-old boy accused of committing a sexual offence against a six-year-old child. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga dismissed the case after the prosecution failed to prove...

More awareness paramount: Justice Bird

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BY BEN BILUA JUSTICE 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...

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 gets three years for stealing

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man found guilty for stealing $140,000 from the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) has been sent to jail for three years. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea said the offending by the man had...

MOI chiefs call for local court visit

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI The Malaita outer islands (MOI) houses of chiefs are calling on the provincial local court to visit the atolls. This is according to Ishmael Kekou, the first class magistrate who is looking after...

Man gets 18 months after ‘massage gone wrong’

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 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...

Judgement for SFA ‘lost’ money today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Judgment into the case of a man accused of stealing more than $370,000 from the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) will be delivered today. It was listed on Monday this week for judgment but...

Magistrate speaks out on marijuana

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The 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...

Prosecutor yet to get photo album for case

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PROSECUTION is yet to obtain the photo album from the Forensic department regarding s murder incident that occurred in February 2020. Public prosecutor Margaret Suifa’asia told the court that all other disclosures were...