Laore’s slow response queried

A CONCERNED Honiara citizen has questioned why it has taken the Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Christopher Laore so long to respond to the final auditor’s report regarding the Honiara City Council’s (HCC) financial status. Kennedy Evans who resides at Lengakiki, East Honiara said that as someone who follows the issue closely, he knows the…

In court with Assumpta

* Man found guilty of indecently assaulting, raping daughter * Def case on alleged unlawful entry continues next week  Man found guilty of indecently assaulting, raping daughter A 39-year-old man accused of indecently assaulting and raping her daughter in 2013 and 2019 had been found guilty and convicted for both offences, Wednesday. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison found…

NO SHOW BY STUDENTS

ABOUT six local students studying in the Philippines have failed to show up at the Manila airport yesterday to board their repatriation flight back to Honiara, Wednesday. This was revealed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nation-wide address yesterday. “Six students failed to show up at the airport in Manila this morning (yesterday) leading…

In court with Assumpta

* Mentally disabled man’s case tomorrow * Firearm trial continues Thursday Mentally disabled man’s case tomorrow   THE case of a mentally disabled man accused of breaching the Covid-19 related lockdown in May has been adjourned to tomorrow. Jeffery Basiota who faces one count of restriction of movement was supposed to appear before the Honiara Magistrate’s Court yesterday. However,…