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…

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…

POLICE HOLD GUN MEN

303 rifle, live bullets found inside car TWO men have been arrested, charged and remanded in police custody yesterday for possessing a gun, live bullets and a knife in their vehicle on Monday in Honiara. Eddie Iro Kwanairara, 41, and 29 year-old Willie Laukene Nunu were charged with one count each of possession of firearm…