Man fined $400 for drunk disorderly in Honiara

A man has been fined $400 by the Honiara Central Magistrates Court on Tuesday after being found guilty of drunk and disorderly in a public place.

Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Honiara Central Police Station, Chief Superintendent Alfred Uiga says, “The defendant was charged for idle and disorderly contrary to Section 175 sub section (d) and an additional charge of drunk and incapable contrary to Section 179 of the Penal Code.

“The defendant was drunk and disturbed people using the main road at Tuvaruhu in Central Honiara. He used stones to shoot bystanders along the road.

“The defendant at that time was drunk as he even could not walk or take care of himself.”

The Court ordered the man to pay his $400 fine by today or 20 days imprisonment if he fails to pay the fine.


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