Police arrests second suspect in relation to alleged robbery in Central Guadalcanal

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Henderson Police Station in Guadalcanal Province this morning (28 December 2020) have arrested a 29-year old male suspect in relation to an alleged robbery incident at the Winwin mining company operating in Central Guadalcanal.

It is alleged that the suspect is among the seven men that drives the G-plated white plain Toyota land cruiser when entered the Winwin mining company on the 9 December 2020.

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Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintended Edwin Sevoa says, “Police have arrested a 29-year-old male suspect this morning behind King George betel-nut market following a tip off information received by police.”

PPC Sevoa says, “Police investigators have identified and arrested another suspect in relation to the robbery incident. I call on those remaining suspects to surrender themselves to police. You will not hide and police will keep on hunting for you.”

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“Investigation into the robbery incident is continuing. Police is looking at the possibility to remand the suspect. The suspect will probably appear in the Honiara Central Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (29 December 2020),” says PPC Sevoa.

Members of the public are encouraged to contact Henderson Police Station on phone 36200 or 36201 should they have any information about the alleged robbery incident.