‘Report info to police’

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) police commissioner Mathew Varley is appealing to anyone with information of violence activity to report to the police. Mr Varley was speaking during the weekly police media conference Thursday last week following reports stating that some Members of Parliament are facing threats for allegations of corruption. He said…

MYSTERY DEATH

Autopsy could not find cause of Saemala’s death in custody POST-MORTEM examination and lab tests result from Australia were unable to determine the cause of death of the late David Saemala who died in police custody last year, the brother of the deceased told the coronial inquiry. Solomon Saemala was giving evidence in the coronial…

Police probe break-ins

POLICE are continuing investigations into the spate of break-ins experienced around Honiara city recently. Police Commissioner Mathew Varley said a series of these offences occurred over several weeks but investigation is ongoing. “…we are well aware of it,” Mr Varley told the media during the weekly police media conference on Thursday. He said police continue…

SUSPICIOUS WEALTH

Gov’t pledge to tackle unexplained wealth THE Government will bring to parliament an Unexplained Wealth Bill. And Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said this will go in as a separate bill. He announced this in parliament. “Although the National Anti-Corruption Strategy bill may not address the unexplained wealth issue, a separate bill will be brought into…

CELL BLOCK REVELATION

Remandees fed biscuit, tea REMANDEES placed at the Central Watch House in Honiara are fed biscuit and tea for breakfast and dinner, a coronial inquiry into a custody death was told on Thursday. They receive no lunch, the inquiry into the death of David Saemala, 23, who died while in police custody at the Central…

SATSOL TV for Children’s ward

CHILDREN at the Children’s Ward (Paediatric) at the National Referral hospital couldn’t help but smile after new TV screens were installed within the two wings by Satsol staff. Being looked after by the Hapi Isles Health Foundation, and working with Satsol, three flat screen TVs were installed and handed over to the doctors and nurses…