Twin otter incident suspect arrested

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Officers at Henderson Police Station have arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly flattened Twin Otter’s tyre at Munda on April 7, 2018.

Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Ishmael Vunagi says, “We received an official complaint, about the incident that has resulted to cancellation of four flights schedule for Munda on April 7, 2018.”

“My officers were alerted that the accused was travelling on-board Solomon Airline plane on April 8, 2018 for Honiara. He was arrested after his arrival at Henderson airport.”

The man has been formally charged for the offence of malicious damage and was released on bail to appear before Honiara Magistrate Court on April 30, 2018.

The matter is being jointly investigated by Munda police and officers at Henderson Police Station.