The National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have interviewed three co-accused yesterday 11 March 2022, in relation to the 2019 National General Election offences.

Acting Director NCID Superintendent Michael Bole says, “The three co-accused were interviewed in relation to the election offence against the Member of Parliament for North East Guadalcanal Constituency and her husband the former MP.”

Superintendent Bole says, “The trio were released on bail to appear before Honiara Central Magistrates’ Court on the 21 March 2022 at 9am."

Director Bole says, “Their charges will be filed before court. The trio were charged for conspiracy to defeat justice and interference with witnesses: Contrary to Section 116(b) of the Penal Code (cap26) to be read with section 21(a) of the Penal Code (cap26).”

Mr Bole says, “I would like to thank my investigators for the well done job. It’s not easy to investigate such case and they keep doing their best.”

Source: RSIPF Media