Juveniles accused of robbing $27,000

TWO juveniles have been remanded yesterday in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing $27,000 from a vehicle at Kaibia heights, Honiara, on Wednesday night. The two juveniles aged 16 and 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are remanded until 23 April. They are both facing one count each of robbery. Police alleged…

Brothers face manslaughter inquiry

A LONG form preliminary inquiry will be conducted next in the case of two brothers accused of killing a man at Papaho, Mbokonavera 4 Heights, in Honiara in early February. This was after the brothers denied the charge of manslaughter yesterday in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. William Babasi and his younger brother Kevin Susui Babasi…

More police officers retired

A TOTAL of 28 members of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (PSIPF) were farewelled yesterday after reaching their retirement age of 55. The farewelled ceremony took place at the Rove Police headquarters. Speaking to the media, Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast acknowledged the officers for their hard work during their time with the force. “I…

Gov’t House condemns vandalism on property

The Government House has condemned people who have vandalized security lights at the entrance to the Governor General’s residence as disrespectful with no care attitude. The incident happened early morning yesterday between 1am and 3am. This is actually the second time it has happened; the first time they damaged only one security light. A spokesman…

Councillors briefed on Parliamentary procedures

Honiara City Councillors can now be familiar with the Parliamentary Procedures and how to conduct effective meetings. This was after an induction was conducted yesterday for the full council. Some of the Parliamentary procedures discussed were the standing orders, how to debate motions, conduct of meetings and other important procedures and standing committee’s functions. The…

Rini fails the people of Malaita: Lusibaea

FINANCE Minister Snyder Rini has failed the people of Malaita Province, North Malaita MP Jimmy Lusibaea claimed. This is because the current budgetary allocations in the 2015 Appropriation Bill 2015 does not specify the two anticipated development sites identified in Malaita Province namely Bina habour and Suafa bay proposed development in the south and north…

Participants learn more about Met’s work

Participants of a three-day climate users workshop have gained better knowledge and understanding on how The importance of climate and weather services in the country and how it is impacting on the country in the short and long term was highlighted in a climate users’ workshop this week. The three-day workshop was organized by the…

Grand scale theft

Man faces up to 65 criminal charges for stealing money A FORMER Correctional Service officer accused of stealing more than $100,000 from another man is facing up to 65 criminal charges. Don LisiTalu, 35, of Isabel Province is currently facing 13 charges in relation to uttering, personating in general, uttering and forgery. Police Prosecutor Abel…