Prosecution on conspire case

Prosecution will be sorting out the charges against the two men accused of conspiring to breach an court order at a logging camp in East Areare, Malaita last year. Houakau Aihunu, 58 and Elvis Raetora, 57 are facing one count each of conspiracy to defeat justice and interferences with witnesses. This was in relation to…

Expat’s rape case back in court

The case of an expatriate man accused of raping his step-daughter last year in Honiara will be brought back to the court on March 28. This is for the mention of the case while waiting for the High Court to hear stay application which the accused’s lawyer has lodged on his behalf. The application is…

Man to enter plea

A man facing an attempted murder and fire-arm charges will enter his pleas this Thursday, in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Enoch Kodo was supposed to enter his plea yesterday but since his lawyer was not present in court he will do that on the next court date. He told the court his lawyer informed him…

Committal hearing on Mbike case tomorrow

A committal hearing will be conducted tomorrow in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on the case of the four of the five people accused of the Mbike Island shooting incident. Aikan Maelausia, Harrison Niumalefo, Billy Kanakana Ringasui and Julyn Mika have appeared briefly yesterday and their matter further adjourned for the committal hearing. A fifth accused,…

Weekend crime update

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has conducted operation ‘Zero Tolerance’ in the capital Honiara over the weekend.  The operation targeted anti-social behaviours, traffic offences and other nuisances. Officers deployed under the operation were on the lookout for offenders and were instructed to implement a zero tolerance approach.  The reports attended and operational data…

US pays tribute to statesman

THE United States (US) government through its embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea shares condolences on the passing of statesman Sir Peter Kenilorea. A statement from the embassy on Monday said Sir Peter’s service for the Solomon Islands will be ‘fondly’ remembered. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Right Honorable…

Traffic during state funeral procession

HONIARA city will be expecting temporary disruption with the traffic this morning during the funeral procession of the late Sir Peter Kenilorea. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will be conducting traffic controls and will be disrupting traffic within parts Honiara City this morning. A statement from the Police said, “the temporary traffic disruption…

Sir Allen pays tribute

FORMER Prime Minister, Sir Allen Kemakeza has paid tribute to late Sir Peter Kenilorea for his contribution in government, politics and nation building. Sir Peter, a statesman and the nation’s first Prime Minister died at the National Referral Hospital(NRH) in Honiara last Thursday 25th February 2016, at age 72. He led the country to attain…