Man stabbed girlfriend to death in Western Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested a man who has stabbed his girlfriend with a small knife at Niumanda village in Western Province on 23 May 2021.

Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says, “It will be alleged that the stabbing incident happen between 11am and 12pm on 23 May 2021. The suspect use a 30cm small knife, stabbed the girl, and sustained two wounds on her back neck and died instantly.”

Chief Superintendent Lanialu says, “The motives behind the stabbing incident will depend much on the investigation and at this moment we cannot speculate as police still investigate the matter.”

PPC Lenialu says, “The deceased and the suspect has been staying together for almost a year but not legally married.”

Mr Lanialu says, “My condolence to the immediate family members and friends during this dark moment. Police make all arrangements for possible post mortem of the deceased.”

“I appeal to those who may have any information about the sad incident to assist police to deal with the suspect,” says PPC Lenialu.

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