JANUS will bounce back 

‘But critics need to believe it’   WHILE the public continues to criticise the Joint Taskforce- JANUS, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) reassures the critics that JANUS will make a comeback to deal with the long-overdue issues related to corruption. Police Chief Mostyn Mangau told the media last week that Janus is still…

Legal year opening today

THE 2021 Legal Year will be officially launched at the High Court this morning. This followed the end of the courts’ vacation. The High Court had gone on a vacation during the festive season last month and is now ready to resume its normal business hours and services. During the vacation, the high court’s registry…

GIFT-GIVING CLARIFIED

The Ministry of Police National Security and Correctional Services (MPNSCS) has responded to an article by Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) which was published on Solomon Star issued No. 7724, dated 13 January 2021 regarding donation by the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Embassy to RSIPF. In a statement MPNSCS said, it is usual occurrences for…

PPC: why suicide case is suspicious

The Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Malaita says that the suicide case involving the 12-year-old girl at Gwounaoa in West Kwara’ae, Malaita Province is suspicious and worthy of a police investigation. Information surfaced claimed that the deceased was not with her biological parents when the incident occurred. In fact, she was living with relatives while…

Police arrest 7 suspects in homebrew related incident in Western Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Gizo have arrested seven suspects for homebrew related incidents at Barakoma Village in Vella la Vella Island, Western Province on 17 January 2021. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Inspector Wilken Miriki says, “Two suspects were charged with illegal brewing of homebrew (Island rum)…