Former police officer’s trial date set


TRIAL date into the case of the former police superintendent has been set for October 23 to 27 this year.

The former police superintendent has denied all three counts of indecent assault when he was arraigned at the Honiara Magistrate Court previously and a trial date conducted.

Yesterday both prosecution and defence confirmed that all their witnesses are in Honiara and will be available for the trial.

John Lee Kanabaea was charged in relation to alleged offence committed in 2011.

The former officer is faced with three counts of indecent assault in relation to an incident on September 13, 2011.

Prosecution alleged that the accused committed the offence while he was still a police officer.

The accused was alleged for sexually harassing a female police officer while working at the Central police station in Honiara.

The office of the Public Prosecution appears for the crown in court on this case.

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