Wantok Cup ends on high note

The Wantok Futsal Challenge competition ended successfully following the finals played at the Multipurpose Hall on Saturday. The prize presentation ceremony wrapped up the day’s action and concluded the second edition of the Wantok Cup Challenge. G.Camp futsal club won the Wantok Cup competition and was awarded a cash prize of $10, 000, gold medals…

Bulk Shop futsal league launched

The 2016 Bulk Shop Futsal League was officially launched at the Multipurpose Hall yesterday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, George Palua, officiated at the launch. More than 20 teams participated in the opening ceremony, which started with a uniform parade by all participating teams. This was followed by speeches from some of…

Greater need for safer driving

Many drivers are participating in training courses offered by a local company, Solomon Safe Driving Hub, as the need for safe driving increases. Solomon Safe Driving Hub director William Iro Biu told the Sunday Star that since he introduced the training courses many drivers submitted their interest to undergo training. The company started introducing these…

Police hunt for killers

News of arrest in Malaita not confirmed A police team are in Malaita hunting down those they believed are responsible for the Easter-double murder in Honiara. Mutilated bodies of Chinese couple Gongzen Lao and his wife Yuegu were found inside their shop at Town Ground on 17 April 2017. Earlier police seized the car believed…

Auki murder case adjourns again

FOUR men accused of murder in Auki, Malaita Province in 2015 had their case adjourned again on Friday. This would be the third adjournment made for the closing submissions because some lawyers representing the accused are yet to hand in their closing submissions. Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo after hearing from the counsels adjourned the…

No trial date yet for Isabel logging case

No date has been fixed to continue hearing evidences on the case of the men accused of ransacking a logging camp in Isabel, back in 2012. The matter of Christopher Bako, Derrick Bako and James Bako, David Bako and Benjamin Putu was therefore further adjourned to May 26. The adjournment was made to allow the…

Car Seized, Killers Identified

Police confiscated car used at LGZ Murder Police have confiscated the car used to transport the suspected killers of late Gongzen Lao and Mrs Yuegui during the Easter weekend. This was confirmed by a source within the police today. Tthe car used by the suspects who broke into the LGZ building was identified and brought…

Raoga trial July 3

THE court will be hearing evidences on the case of the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) officer accused of defrauding the government of much needed tax revenue, in July. Chief Magistrate John Numapo set down July 3 to July 14 for the trial on the matter of Ellison Raoga. This was after the pre-trial conference was…

No case for Sorcery offense yet

Officer within the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) revealed that despite having Sorcery Offense under the Criminal Law, still the country have not dealt with any case so far. Speaking to the Solomon Star, the DPP officer said the law is there but it does not elaborate on the offense of sorcery…