Police in Malaita arrest 4 people during community outreach in West Kwaio

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POLICE have arrested four persons while carrying out community awareness in West Kwaio.

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki, Malaita province have conducted a week of community policing in West Kwaio, from July 30 to August 4, 2018.

The community outreach started from Kwarekwa to Rate Village.

Supervising Provincial Police Commander, Malaita Province, Inspector Fredrick Pado said, “During the community visits we also received reports from the communities and four suspects have been arrested.

“They were arrested for offences including drunk and disorderly, going armed in public, intimidation.

“Some cases were also reported and investigations are now underway.

“I want to thank community leaders and elders of West Kwaio for working together with our officers on the ground.

“And I urge them to continue to work together with the police and report any illegal activities in your communities.

“Let us continue to work together as we fight crime to ensure peace and stability in or communities.

“I also thank my officers for the job well done and let us continue to serve our people in our communities for safer and peaceful communities.”