Police assess complaints of Pinto

POLICE are currently assessing reports into the alleged fake educational and professional qualification of former Executive Director of Pan Oceanic Bank, Pinto Kutila. Supervising Police Commander Juanita Matanga said police have received a lot of reports on that matter and are assessing them. “There are things we are looking at in terms of civil and…

‘CLEAN FORCE’ PLEA

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Easter double murder

POLICE PROBE CUTS POLICE are working around the clock to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of Chinese couple whose bodies were discovered in their business premises, Monday. Two days after the bodies were found in pools of blood, police are yet to establish a firm lead. Yesterday, the bodies of the couple, who were…

HORRIFIC DISCOVERY

Body of girl, 8, pulled out from croc’s stomach THE body of an eight year old girl was retrieved from the stomach of a huge crocodile on Thursday in Roviana lagoon, Western province. The deceased was from Rorosi village, a small village located at the entrance to the Roviana lagoon. Reports reaching the Solomon Star…

CALL TO ACT

Mentally-sick must be removed from streets POLICE, health, and tourism authorities are urged to work together to keep mentally-ill people off the streets when large groups of overseas visitors are in Honiara. City resident Batros Mane made the call after observing some mentally-ill people causing disturbances to the visiting Taiwanese Navy Squadron in Honiara on…

BLUE BOATS FINED: $36M

Vietnamese fishermen charged THE Vietnamese caught recently stealing our marine resources will have to fork out $36 million if they wanted their three blue boats back. Fisheries minister John Maneniaru revealed this in parliament. He said after consultation with the Director of Public Prosecution and the Attorney General, a fine of $12 million will be…

Betel-nut stain

Dear Editor – I would be very pleased if you could spare me a column in your article just to voice out my thoughts and views on the above subject specifically,” betel-nut stain”. I am a student with a deeper concern for the betterment of my country taking this issue into serious consideration. Betel nut…