Police prosecution warned

A HONIARA Magistrate has warned the police prosecution that he will strike off an attempted rape matter if they fail to appear in court on August 22. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga issued the warning yesterday when mentioning the matter of Eddie Paul in the absence of the police prosecution who are in carriage of this…

Juvenile’s sentence today

A 17-YEAR-OLD juvenile who broke into a house in Honiara and stole valuable properties will be sentenced today in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. This was after the juvenile, who could not be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to one count of house break-in, Tuesday. His matter was mentioned yesterday in a closed court before…

Closing submission in murder inquiry

THE Court will today continue to hear the closing submissions on the case of the men accused of the murder of a man at Auki, Malaita, in 2015. Only one defence counsel has managed to complete his submissions. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga also has another trial to preside over yesterday and therefore did not complete…

Vanuatu Football President lauds team

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) President, Lambert Maltock, has come out to congratulate the national senior team on the performance they did over the weekend against the Solomon Islands team. Vanuatu’s senior men’s team had to pull off a last minute call up for players, and had only one afternoon…

IMPORT SCARE

Fiji live Cattle import queried, Ministry defends claims CLAIMS have surfaced from concerned cattle farmers in the country over the proposed live cattle import from Fiji, in fear of the deadly Brucellosis Disease. Brucellosis Disease is a bacterial disease found in the reproductive tracts of animals which can also be transferred to humans. It causes…

ABD Gives SIG US$15.4 Million

THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) revealed that the government has secured US$15.4 million from the Asian Development Bank for the development of the USP fourth campus project in the country. The prolonged development of the project has received an encouraging progress and its ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for next month.…