Man arrested over wounding incident in Honiara

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    POLICE in Honiara have arrested and charged a 56-year-old man for an alleged wounding incident at Koa Hill in Central Honiara after he surrendered himself to police on September 9, 2018.

    Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Honiara City, Chief Superintendent Alfred Uiga says, “It is alleged that in the early hours of September 9, 2018, the two victims were allegedly consuming alcohol at Koa Hill.

    “They decided to buy some soft drinks at a nearby shop and were accompanied by another male.

    “Along the way they told the male who accompanied them to fetch them some water as they waited under a tree.

    “As they were standing under the tree, the suspect came out of a house and began talking to them.

    “He went back into the house and came out with a kitchen knife and attacked the two victims causing injuries to both of them.

    “Police was contacted and the victims were assisted to the National Referral Hospital for medical treatment.”

    The accused surrendered himself to police, and he was charged and expected to appear before the Honiara Central Magistrate Court yesterday afternoon for remand application.


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