A female adult was said to have spent close to a week on an island after an arguement with her husband, many feared the worst.

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Lata in Temotu Province confirm that a female adult who went missing at sea between Nukapu and Pileni safely returned home on 5 January 2022.

Supervising Assistant Commissioner (AC) Provincial Mr Stanley Riolo says, “During the police search operation the adult female hid at Makalumu Island. An island between Pileni and Nukapu.”

Information obtained by the police say that the couple had an argument and the husband left for Pileni on a dugout canoe, she followed soon after.

Mr Riolo says, “The husband arrived safely at Pileni but her wife did not arrive as expected. She left Nukapu in the afternoon of 30 December 2021.”

On 1 January 2022, police did a search around waters of the Reef Islands with no success. It was not until yesterday that she returned home safely. The woman is currently at Nuoba clinic at Reef Island for medical attention.

Source: RSIPF media