Police investigate alleged suicide in Honiara

Police at the Naha Police station in East Honiara are investigating an alleged suicide involving an adult female at the Gilbert Camp settlement on the evening of Sunday 24 September 2017.

The deceased, believed to be from South Malaita, was pronounced dead on arrival at the National Referral Hospital.

Police was informed of the incident at mid-night of 24 September and investigations have started into the incident. The body of the deceased is currently at the National Referral Hospital morgue.

Gizo police arrests seven suspects during raid on black market outlets

Police at Gizo in the Western Province have arrested seven suspects following a raid on black market outlets on allegations of illegal selling of alcohol at several locations in the township on 23 September 2017.

Police also confiscated several cartons of beer and some cash during the raid.

All suspects have been questioned and have been released awaiting a date for their appearance in Court.

Rest of RSIPF officers return from UN Mission in Sudan

The rest of the RSIPF officers deployed to Darfur, in Sudan as part of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission touched down in Honiara today (22 September) to a welcome by members of the RSIPF Executive and representatives of the rank and file as well as members of the officers families.

The three officers, Sergeant Lionel Kapisa, Sergeant Jamie Hagaria and Inspector Kerry Siriheti were part of a five-member contingent, the first ever from RSIPF, on any UN Peacekeeping Mission. Two members of the group returned to Honiara a few weeks ago after a one year deployment.