Auki police seize marijuana plants

AUKI police in Malaita have uprooted and seized more than 500 marijuana plants at Fulisango area in the interior of central Kwara’aeyesterday. The operation was made possible with the help of community leaders who are fighting to get rid of drugs from their community. Auki police operation manager Fredrick Pado confirmed the seizure on Wednesday.…

16yr-old male charged over rape allegation

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Sexual Assault Team have arrested and charged a 16-year-old male for rape following an incident which happened at Komabulu Village on West Guadalcanal one year ago. Officer-Incharge of the Sexual Assault Team at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara Sergeant Rose Nala explained it is alleged…

Court grants accused MP to travel overseas

MUA GETS THE NOD By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN WHILE people are dying at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) due to drug and funding shortages, the MP for Savo/Russells Dickson Mua is travelling to Australia today for medical check-up at tax-payers’ expense. This was after the Honiara Magistrate’s Court gave Mua permission to travel out of the…

Omission and objection period extended

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission Office (SIECO) has announced that the omission and objection period of the BVR registration process has been extended. In a statement, SIECO Chief Electoral Officer Mose Saitala said the extension from the initial deadline of November 20th, means the new deadline for the omission and objection period is now on…

More bombs removed in West

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team demolished more than 600 unexploded bombs (UXOs) in the Western Province during Operation Render Safe from 15 to 19 November 2018. The Operation was conducted in Munda, Rendova, Ringi and Teme on Kolombangara Island. Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the RSIPF EOD Team, Inspector Clifford…

HOMES RAZED IN RETALIATION

Eleven (11) dwelling houses at Taravo Village in the Titige area of West Honiara, Guadalcanal Province have been burnt down early Sunday morning in retaliation after a man was allegedly attacked for using abusive words. As a result relatives of the man who was attacked entered the Taravo village and allegedly went on a rampage…