Police investigate alleged grooming incident


POLICE in Munda Western Province are investigating the alleged sexual grooming incident in the Western province.

Deputy Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi speaking during the Police Commissioner’s media conference said that investigation into the alleged incident is ongoing and police are calling on people surrounding Munda who may have information to come forward and tell police.

He said the suspect is an Asian man working in a logging company in the province.

He said the alleged incident occurred on March 11 at one of the rest houses there.

Mr Manelusi acknowledge the prompt reporting made by the woman who reported the matter and calls on every Solomon islanders to stand strong and report such behaviour.

Such behaviour violates the law of this country and everybody has to stand strong and work together, Manelusi said.

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