Two men charged over stealing in Central province

POLICE officers in Central province have arrested and charged two men for three counts each of alleged house break-in and one count each of alleged stealing from a dwelling house.

Provincial Police Commander Central province, Superintendent Patricia Leta says, “It is alleged that the accused on separate dates between August 10, 2018 and September 8 broke and allegedly entered two shops, the Havuna Community High School Science Laboratory and allegedly stole from a dwelling house.

“The suspects were arrested as a result of support done by Crime Prevention committee members of Yandina.

“The accused were brought to Honiara where a remand application was made in the Honiara Magistrates Court. Both are now remanded for the next 14 days as of Sept 16, 2018.

“I wish to thank my hard working officers of Central Province for the job well done leading to the successful arrest of the accused and the community for continuous support towards Police,” says Leta.

Crime Investigation Officer (CIO) for Yandina Police Station, Sergeant Jones Dagi says, “I wish to remind the general public of Yandina to refrain from involving in this type of activities.

“We need to stay away from problem and I wish to sincerely thank members of the Crime Prevention Committee in Yandina for their ongoing support for Police.”


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