Road blocks in south road, Police not aware

REPORTS have surfaced of road blocks being set up along the south road near U’ura village, Central Kwara’ae over the past week. Reports reaching this paper claimed that a good number of youths who claimed to be doing road maintenance in the area are believed to be demanding vehicles from $50 to $100 dollars before…

Police arrest suspected arsonist

POLICE have arrested and charged a man suspected of burning down three houses and a kitchen in Anofiu village, East Kwara’ae last week. Atori police yesterday confirmed that the suspect had allegedly burnt down his own house, along with those of his father and brother. Police also alleged that he (the suspect) burnt down the…

Police investigators onto instigators

INCIDENCES of the magnitude of what happened last Friday are often not coincidences. As such, police have confirmed having the leads to instigators. Honiara City Commander Gabriel Manelusi said such incidences do not happen without prior planning. “Whoever were instigators of the whole mess are under police radar. Police are investigating leads to instigators,” Mr…

Rumours cause panic

Police switch to high alert mode as city in lockdown HONIARA city was in total lockdown at around 1:30pm yesterday as police scramble to thwart what was rumoured to be another riot. Quick reaction from police secured the city although panic has forced businesses and offices to close doors as early as 2pm. At around…

POLICE: STOP THIS NONESENSE

POLICE on Monday sent send a clear message to anyone who involves and or instigate illegal activities that they will face the full force of the laws. Honiara City Police Commander Gabriel Manelusi told the Solomon Star police will not tolerate anyone taking laws in their own hands. Mr Manelusi was referring to those involving…

Affected families get help from MP

ABOUT 584 bags of rice were delivered to families of Sagalu ward in northwest Guadalcanal on Sunday at Visale station. The Member of Parliament for northwest Guadalcanal constituency Hon. Bodo Dettke and his team made the delivery of bags of rice and mix goods. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the families who…

More rioters arrested

More than 50 people have been arrested in relations to Friday night’s rioting and looting at the King George area, East Honiara. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) media unit last night reported that police was able to restored order in and around the eastern part of Honiara. During Friday night’s unfortunate incident a…

KFPL conducts employment awareness in Rannogah

Kolobangara Forestry Products Limited (KFPL) held four days of employment and recruitment awareness on Rannogah Island, Western province last week. The awareness program was aimed at giving information on the right procedure people in the rural area can following if they want to work for KFPL and in the tree plantations. The awareness program started…

CSSI improvements highlighted

The Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI) has shown great improvement and major development within its organisation. This was revealed by the undersecretary of the ministry of police, national security and correctional service during the graduation of new 35 new officers last Friday. Undersecretary Stephen Maesiola said that there are great developments being witnessed…