3-yr-old raped, suspect nabbed

THE Sexual Assault Team (SAT) of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested and charged a 16-year-old youth for allegedly raping a 3-year-old girl at Lengarauna Village, Visale in North West Guadalcanal on 19 October 2018. Assistant Commissioner (AC) Crime and Intelligence Ian Vaevaso says, “The suspect was arrested and charged with one…

Vura CHS stage graduation

VURA Community High School has successfully hosted its 2018 school graduation on Thursday. The graduation ceremony was held at the St Barnabas Cathedral in Honiara with a total of 243 students ranging from grade 6, form 3, form 5 and form 6. Thursday’s graduation was a milestone and history for the school having for the…

PM lauds ADB’s transport deal

PRIME Minister Rick Hou has acknowledged the signing of a grant agreement between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Solomon Islands Government. The agreement establishing the Transport Sector Project Development Facility was signed by the Finance & Treasury Permanent Secretary Harry Kuma and ADBs Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office Regional Director Ms Emma Fan.…

Lands officers under spotlight

Four senior physical planners from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey have been suspended while under the investigation of the Ministry of Public Service (MPS). Sources close to the ministry revealed this to Solomon Star on Wednesday. According to our source, three senior officers were given their suspension letter early this week. The other…