Prosecution to update court on Bellona killing


THE Public Prosecutor will today update the court on the status of investigations into the Bellona murder incident.

This is the case against Kravis Tamaika who is alleged of having injured four victims and killing the fifth, who was a female child, on August 17 this year.

On the previous occasion Prosecutor Patricia Tabepuda who appeared for the office of the Director Public Prosecution said investigation is still ongoing and police investigators are yet to go over to Bellona to complete the investigation.

She said that two other victims are currently hospitalised at the National Referral Hospital and thus police are yet to get their statements.

This is the case where police investigates a suspected mentally ill male person who allegedly attacked the young girl at Nukumanu Village in West Bellona. It is reported that she died instantly.

The allegation said three other male persons and a female have been allegedly attacked by the same suspect and were reported to be in serious conditions.

The suspect was arrested and brought over to Honiara and charged with murder and other offences.

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