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Solomon Islands Police arrest 44-year-old for Indecent assault

Detectives from the Sexual Assault Team, in Honiara have arrested and charged a 44 year old man on 2 January 2018 for alleged indecently assaulting an 8-year- old child at Kola Ridge, East Honiara. 

It is alleged the victim was asleep on the night of 31 December 2017 at home; Kola Ridge when the accused went into her room and indecently assaulted the victim.

Supervising Officer In-charge (OIC) of the Sexual Assault Team, Detective Sergeant Brian Kanai says, “It is sad to note that the alleged suspect is well known to the victim as a relative, or a person of trust.”

He added, “The suspect has been formally charged for indecent assault and the Court has ordered his remand in custody at the Rove Correctional Centre.  The accused is expected to appear back at Honiara Central Magistrate Court in 14 days’ time.”

OIC Sexual Assault Team, Sgt Kanai appeal to relatives not to take the law into own hands as the case is now with the Police.

Investigation into this matter is continuing and any person residing around the area with any information that may assist police enquiry is kindly ask to attend the NCID Sexual Assault Office at Rove Police Head Quarters or may contact  telephone number 21383 during working hours.


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