Victim wants to be part of probe

ONE of the victims of the early morning raid at Kukum on Sunday morning has called on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Professional Standard Internal Investigation (PSII) Unit to also involve him in their investigation. Jeff Kali made the call following denial by police over claims of what the officers have done to…

Plea to relocate

Solomon Islands students studying at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) Waigani campus in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are appealing to the national government to move them to a safer place after a latest confirmed case of COVID-19 was registered in the City of Port Moresby. Speaking to this paper in an exclusive interview…

RSIPF will re-bail curfew suspects

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) Prosecution Department will charge and re-bail 58 suspects that were released by the Magistrates Court early this week following no charges laid against them for breaching the curfew under State of public Emergency which was enforced last weekend.  Acting Commissioner of Police Mostyn Mangau says, “A total of…

Western schools warned against grants abuse

SCHOOLS in the Western Province are advised to spare their school grants as the country enters into an extended state of Emergency (SOE). In an address to educational institutions in the province, Chief Education Officer Hopeful Piosasa advised all school principals and headteachers in the province against mismanaging of government grants. He said that according…

Ships operators and captain

DEAR EDITOR – As a student and a concerned citizen of Solomon Islands, I urge that all shipping operators must comply with the Maritime safety laws of the country. Ships that travel in bad weather without complying with maritime safety law are a threat to human lives.   Some of our ship operators and captains knew…

Power of resurrection

DEAR EDITOR – Grateful if a revelation after the Easter Celebration is put on your column. Lest one forget, there is hope amidst fear of coronavirus. This is it. It’s the power of the resurrection.  As Mary Magdalene and Jesus’ disciples found that the tomb was empty, they believed that the Romans soldiers removed Jesus’…