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Man arrested for allegedly raping an impaired girl in Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Police officers in Guadalcanal Province have arrested a 23-year-old male who is the suspect in an alleged rape committed almost a year ago in the Marau area of the Province.

Acting Provincial Police Commander, Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent, Nixson Manetoga says, “The suspect was arrested on 19 January 2018 and has been remanded at the Rove Correctional Service facility in Honiara.”

PPC Manetoga explains: “The alleged rape occurred at One Village, Hatare, Marau, South Guadalcanal between January and February 2017 where the victim is a physically impaired 16-year-old girl who is related to the suspect.

PPC Manetoga says, “Investigations into the matter is ongoing. I appeal to people living in One Village and the surrounding communities to come forward and assist the police with any information that will assist in the investigations.”


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