RSIPF arrests man for stabbing 

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Gizo Police Station in Western Province have arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his first cousin brother at Patu Village on Ranogga Island in Western Province on 17 November 2020.  Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says, “The victim…

In court with Assumpta

Botanical manslaughter case committed to High Court  Prosecution to make recommendation to GG One Link trial vacated  Prosecution to respond to representation    Botanical manslaughter case committed to High Court TWO men facing manslaughter over the death of a man whose body was found at the Botanical garden area in June will be standing trial in the…

APTC partnership with SI commended

MINISTER for Education and Human Resource Development has commended Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) for the existing partnership in education and training.  Speaking during the historic virtual graduation over the national broadcaster (SIBC) on Wednesday Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada said APTC is working actively with the Solomon Islands tertiary education skills authority to finalize the Solomon…

Former judge heads parole board

JAMES Apaniai – a former judge of the High Court and ex-Attorney General – is now the Chair of the Solomon Islands Parole Board.  The four-Member Board – two women and two men – also included Philemon Riti, a retired Bishop, a Dr. Carol Titiulu, and Sister Veronica Vasethe, a statement issued by the Correctional…

RSIPF secures counting venue after by-election

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have provided security starting on Thursday at the RSIPF Conference Centre at Rove in Honiara where counting of ballots from Wednesday’s by-elections in North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara is taking place. Counting commenced on Thursday and is continuing throughout Friday. Operation Commander for the RSIPF By-Election 2020…