GUILTY OF CORRUPTION

THE former Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services Edmond Sikua has been found guilty of three counts of official corruption involving more than $250,000. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi yesterday having found Sikua guilty of the three counts of official corruption had him convicted of those charges. She however…

PM welcomes Australia’s new regional initiative

PRIME Minister Rick Hou has welcomed the recent announcement from his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for Australia to establish a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure facility for projects in the region. This followed the new policy initiative for the Pacific Region announced by the Australian Prime Minister, Friday. Australian Prime Minister Morrison announced that the Australian Government will…

‘10 MPs cases active’

There are 10 cases involving Members of Parliament (MPs) that are currently under active investigation by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this at his weekly conference at the Rove Police Headquarters, Thursday. “There are 10 active investigations that are occurring at the moment,” Mr Varley said. He said there…