Prime Minister signs second firearms amnesty

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands has signed the second and final firearms amnesty for the country on Monday. The three weeks grace period kicked off yesterday and will end June 9th. A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the amnesty program is implemented by the Royal Solomon Police Force and other stake holders. “The…

Suspect detained in Auki

The second murder suspect in connection to the LGZ shop double murder over the Easter will be transferred over to Honiara from Auki soon. The suspect who is being identified as Raymond Keota is still being detained at the Auki police custody since Sunday night. This was confirmed by the Auki police operational commander Timothy…

Reef robbers’ fine paid

The daily fines for the 40 crews and three captains of the blue boats for illegally staying in the country are now paid. This was confirmed in court on Monday by Immigration Officer Chris Akosawa who appeared on behalf of the matter. He said the total fine of USD$4,300 had been transferred to the Solomon…

Prime Suspect Nabbed

The prime suspect into the LGZ shop double murder case has been finally arrested in Lau/Mbaelelea, Malaita province in the early hours of Sunday morning. The second murder suspect who was identified as Raymond Keota was successfully apprehended between 4am and 5am, Sunday morning when police shut him down after the suspect____s attempt to evade…

New Tulagi Police Station to service local community

Minister for Police, Correctional Services and National Security Stanley Sofu and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Commissioner Matt Varley and RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton Devlin have today officially opened the new state-of-the-art Tulagi Police Station. Also present at the opening was Provincial Premier the Honourable Patrick Vasuni. The $7 million SBD complex is the…

Police apologise for error made in court

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) wishes to apologise to the Dependent Security Firm following the inaccurate use of the company’sname during the presentation of a court brief on Tuesday (16 May 2017). The company was incorrectly referred to in relation to the charging of a man for his alleged involvement in the LGZ…

23 for Fiji friendlies

TWENTY-three players will travel to Fiji for their two friendly matches. Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical Director, Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango had revealed this. The players will travel for the two international friendly matches next week. Vega-Arango who is currently conducting trainings for the men’s national squad told Star Sports yesterday that they are currently…

SISAT FC shines in Taiwan

THE Solomon Islands Students in Taiwan football club (SISAT FC) had on Saturday made history after scooping the second place, and being awarded the fairest team trophy in one of the prestigious annual soccer tournaments, The African Cup, which gathered teams from Swaziland, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Zambia, Haiti and Taiwan. The eight teams that took…

Trio off to camp

Three Solomon Islands Swimming athletes will be part of a training camp in Okinawa, Japan next week. The trio, Clement Laviara, Eddie Iro and Angela Charles departed yesterday. They were accompanied by the NOCSI Vice president, Golden Kiloko, Coach Stans Beula and JICA Volunteer, Sho Yonahara. They will attend a two weeks training camp in…

Easter double murder

HUGE CASH MAY BE STOLEN Motive: to steal THE two men suspected of the double Easter murder may have gotten away with more than $600,000 in cash. Although investigators had found $290,000 in cash at the crime scene, they were unable to establish how much the killers got away with. Investigators believed the motive behind…