Police blame lapses in security

ESCAPE PROBE By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN HOW 29 detained Bougainvilleans escaped police custody in Gizo in the early hours of Wednesday is now the subject of a police investigation. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley told journalists yesterday that the 29 men were detained at Gizo police station in a training room that has security and fencing around…

FRAUD TRIAL STARTS

Former PS enriched himself with public funds, court told By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN SACKED permanent secretary Henry Murray misused public power entrusted to him by improperly and unlawfully enriching himself with government funds, a court was told yesterday. Public prosecutor Florence Joel relayed this to the court in her opening address of the trial of Murray…

RSIPF EOD safely remove 5 bombs

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team has successfully removed Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) from three locations in Honiara and Henderson area yesterday, 21 February 2018. Officer In-Charge (OIC), RSIPF EOD, Inspector Clifford Tunuki says, “My team  has responded to three sightings of UXO, two in Honiara and one in the…

The message is: kwaso kills

EVERYONE knows the damage kwaso (home-brew) can do to those consuming it. Kwaso kills. That’s the simplest way to convey the message. It’s a message health educators have been promoting over the past 10 to 15 years. Those who care to listen should take that seriously. Otherwise you have no one else to blame but…