Police arrest suspect into Lengakiki death

POLICE at the Honiara Central Police Station have arrested a 21-year-old man on Sunday this week, who was allegedly involved in the death of a 50-year-old man in the Lengakiki area in West Honiara.

It was alleged the suspect stabbed the deceased with a pair of scissors on Saturday, March 24, at the Lengakiki area, which resulted in the death of the deceased.

Honiara City Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Chief Superintendent Alfred Uiga says, “The investigation into the unfortunate death of the man at Lengakiki is continuing and a suspect has been arrested and placed in police custody at the Honiara Central Police Station.

“My condolence to the family and relatives of the deceased as they moan his sudden death.

“The suspect will be interviewed and formally charged by police and expected to appear in the Honiara Magistrates Court for a remand application in due course.”

“I appeal to both parties in this unfortunate incident not to take the law into their own hands but assist police with its investigation.”

Any member of the public with information about the incident can call in person at the Honiara Central Police Station or call the Station on phone 23304 or 22999.


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