KEOTA HELD IN CUSTODY

Second accused faces two killings charge DOUBLE murder accused Raymond Keota faced the court on Wednesday, hours after he was brought over to Honiara from Malaita in a police speed craft. Keota was arrested in an early morning raid at Fourere village in north Malaita last Sunday. He is now co-accused with Jimson Goufi, who…

First friendly today

Spaniard’s first real test SPANIARD Felipe Vega-Arango first real test is set for tonight as our national team takes on Fiji at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. After taking the helm as coach for the national side, Vega-Arango will eager to try out his system with his 24 traveling squad against a determined Fijian…

NATIONAL TEAM DEPARTS

Vega-Arango to identify best 11 in Fiji OUR national men’s football side left the country yesterday for their double header friendlies with Fiji this week ahead of the World Cup qualifiers next month. Speaking to Star Sports prior to their departure yesterday afternoon, Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango said he will use the friendlies to identify his…

Fa’arodo wears arm band

Solomon Islands most capped football player, Henry Fa’arodo Junior will once again wear the arm band to take on the captaincy role for the two friendly matches. This was confirmed, Tuesday by the head coach Spaniard Felipe Vega-Arango before the team’s departure for Fiji. “Henry is very important; he’s played for the squad for 10…

MP UNDER SPOTLIGHT

Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal and Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group has come under heavy criticism for allegedly hitting the security gate at King George Sixth School early this week.   Dr Derek Sikua was claimed to have driven dangerously at a high speed which resulted in the boom gate being hit.…

MISSING CASH PROBE

THE Police investigation team had questioned the wife of the prime suspect in connection to the cash stolen from the LGZ shop in Townground, West Honiara, it was revealed. Information reaching this paper claimed the investigation team this week questioned the wife of the second suspect – Raymond Koeta, in Auki in relation to the…

MISSING CASH PROBE

THE Police investigation team had questioned the wife of the prime suspect in connection to the cash stolen from the LGZ shop in Townground, West Honiara, it was revealed. Information reaching this paper claimed the investigation team this week questioned the wife of the second suspect – Raymond Koeta, in Auki in relation to the…

Pre-trial for Tome

The pre-trial conference on the case of the Provincial Government minister David Tome who is facing conversion charges will be made in court on June 16. This date was fixed last Friday where he appeared in court and entered not guilty pleas to the 14 counts of conversion against him. The court after hearing the…