Police praised for Kwaso raid 

COMMUNITY members of Burns Creek have praised the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officers for conducting a Kwaso raid at the Kastom Garden area this week. A report reaching this paper said a Police operation yesterday was successful when they raided few stalls at the area suspected of selling the illegal alcohol. Speaking with…

MINISTER ACCUSED

Do not deceive the people, Wale tells Kuma THE Leader of Opposition has labeled the explanation given by Finance Minister Harry Kuma on his exploration of a USD100 Bn loan from Chinese interests as “an exercise in deception”. According to a recent explanation, Minister Kuma said that the proposal is still in the initial discussions…

Students rushed to Kilu’ufi hospital

THREE students from Auki Primary School (APS) were taken for medical checks at the Kilu’ufi hospital after suffering from food poisoning after eating food sold at the school this week. Information reaching Solomon Star Auki claimed that the students experienced headaches, red-eye, and itchy mouth after eating fish cakes sold by a particular food vendor at the…

Two ministers sworn in

TWO Government Ministers have been sworn in before the Governor-General Sir David Vunagi at the Government House, Thursday. Member of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Nende Commins Aston Mewa has been sworn in as the Minister for Education and Human Resources replacing the ousted Central Honiara MP Moffat Fugui. Mewa has been reshuffled from the Ministry…

Support for MARA, Suidani high

Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government under the leadership of Primer Daniel Suidani is showing the way forward for the province and rest of Malaitans says Austin Ata. Speaking to Solomon Star Auki on Thursday Mr.Ata congratulate Premier Suidani, Provincial Secretary Fredrick Fa’abasua, and head of PARAU office Celsus Talifilu for uplifting Malaita Provincial Government…

Public hailed for support in arrest

Acting Police Chief Mostyn Mangau has thanked the community’s assistance in sharing information with the police which led to the arrest of the two remaining prison escapees over the weekend. Speaking to reporters at the commissioner’s weekly conference Acting Police commissioner Mostyn Mangau said police manage to arrest Frank Firimolea and Dilo Faiga with the…

‘Neiko drug’ on the rise

Police say they are discussing with relevant authorities to try and address the legislative gaps involving the “Neiko Drug” or “Coupen” that is said to be on the rise in the country. This followed reports of the drug being used by many young people especially students circulating on social media. A woman said on social…

Alleged child abuser nabbed

POLICE on Tuesday have arrested a 50-year-old man who allegedly indecently assaulted a five-year-old girl in Fauambu in West Kwara’ae, Malaita early this month. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau on Thursday said with the community’s assistance Police in Auki managed to arrest the 50-year-old man on Tuesday afternoon. “Police Auki manage arrest this 50-year-old man at…

Alleged child abuser nabbed

POLICE on Tuesday have arrested a 50-year-old man who allegedly indecently assaulted a five-year-old girl in Fauambu in West Kwara’ae, Malaita early this month. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau on Thursday said with the community’s assistance Police in Auki managed to arrest the 50-year-old man on Tuesday afternoon. “Police Auki manage arrest this 50-year-old man at…