Resident wants HCC investigated

A LONG time Honiara resident John Kina has called on responsible authorities to investigate the controversy over the Honiara City Council fire extinguisher initiative. Kina said the Minister of Home Affairs and the Leadership Code Commission should take a deep look into the matter and take the necessary action should it be deemed right under…

3 escapees to be sentenced today

CHIEF Magistrate Emma Garo will today deliver her sentence for the three prisoners who escaped from Rove prison last December. Frank Firimolea, Dilo Faiga, and Willie Olo are facing charges of escaping lawful custody. They had on Tuesday entered their guilty pleas and their sentencing submissions and mitigations were tendered to the court. The trio…

In court with Assumpta

Young sex offender told to stay out of trouble ‘No offender is too young under law’ Gov’t urged to rehabilitate offenders Young sex offender told to stay out of trouble A 15-YEAR-OLD male who confessed to sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl in February this year in Honiara was given a bond sentence yesterday. R.I.R was sentenced after pleading…

Province to cancel licence of Chinese

TWO Chinese who were caught conducting illegal beche-de-mer trade in Malaita Province during the ban period will have their operating licences cancelled. Yan Pang and Zhaoxinlz, who have beche-de-mer buying licences from Malaita Province, are behind the illegal trade of beche-de-mer in the province. According to information received from the Fisheries Office in Auki, the…