Mother loses $2,000 to thieves

A WEST Guadalcanal mother claims she was a victim of thieves who stole her bag with all her valuables, including $2,000 cash, at the 02 Market, White River, on Tuesday. Mary Pau said the incident occurred at 8am. She told our Guadalcanal stringer John Toki the stealing occurred when a group of women rushed in…

30 more diarrhoea cases in Buala

BUALA Hospital in Isabel says another 30 diarrhoeacases were diagnosed and admitted this week. The hospital received an influx of cases last month. Senior hospital nurse Ambrose Kikolo said these cases were referred from the nearby clinics. He said they treat patients and advised them to drink more water. Meanwhile, he urged villagers to boil…

Hunt for ATM robbery suspects still on

POLICE are still hunting down suspects believed to be part of the ANZ Bank automatic teller machine robbery at Kukum, east Honiara, last month. Acting assistant police commissioner for National Capital Gabriel Manelusi said the operation to arrest suspects is still on and they are not backing down. Police have already arrested four suspects who…

Tango claims ministers bribed

FORMER Renbel premier Lence Tango has accused his deserted ministers of accepting bribes from a logging company operating in the province. Mr Tango claimed Samlimsun bribed the ministers to join the non-executive bench in fear of “my government kicking them out of Renbel”. “I have a high court case with Samlimsun for failing to pay…

Croc kills girl,7

A GIRL, 7, from Manita village in west Bauro, Makira/UlawaProvince, has been the latest victim of crocodile attacks, over the weekend. The girl was playing with her friend at a river mouth where her mother was fishing, when the croc pulled her down into the river. Senior sergeant Peter Sitai of Kirakira police confirmed the…