SIPA to stamp out corruption

THE newly appointed Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) says the authority is committed to stamping out corruption within the organisation. Colin Yow revealed this to the Solomon Star on Thursday after the Customs and Excise officials seized vehicles believed to be imported at a devalued price to avoid paying of high…

Key suspect in court

Police arrest wanted man in $4m bank robbery POLICE Monday arrested the prime suspect in the brutal $4 million Westpac robbery that left a security guard with four missing fingers. Gabi Selo was arrested in the Burns Creek area of east Honiara after many weeks on the run following the January 26 daylight robbery. He…

Man faces court for theft charges

A MAN accused of stealing valuable properties from a residence and a church in Honiara will be standing trial in April. The hearing date was fixed yesterday after prosecution tendered the pre-trial conference checklist to the court. Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota fixed a five days trial commencing April 6. Thirty-nine year-old Henry Teti of Temotu…