Community Policing in action

COMMUNITY Policing team within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have kicked off its selection awareness program in communities around Honiara and Guadalcanal starting last week. As the country goes through the election fever, the team is also visiting communities to talk to residents about the importance of maintaining law and order during this…

Thugs intrude, attack students

A GROUP of thugs believed to be from nearby villages entered Ruavatu Provincial Secondary School in North East Guadalcanal over the weekend, disrupted the school’s program and assaulted one of the female students. It was reported the group entered the school premises and physically harmed innocent students whom were enjoying their last few days at…

Beaten, traumatised

A 14-year old boy who claimed to have been beaten on his back says he is suffering psychological trauma and his wounds as a result of ‘whip punishment’ introduced in Wagina, Choiseul province. Kabiri James, whose part Malaita and Gilbertese, claimed to have received a total of 45 whips by men. “In the first punishment…

Three against Lilo

THREE candidates are contesting the Gizo/Kolombangara constituency in the coming National General Elections to unseat the former Member of Parliament (MP) Gordon Darcy Lilo. Gordon Darcy Lilo during the launch of his party two weeks ago confidently declared he had already won his seat for the fourth term in Parliament. He said during his speech…