June 13, 2016 – Honiara, Solomon Islands – Chairman of the Law Enforcement Division of the Honiara City Council, Charles Aiwosuga has applauded the HCC officers in assisting the police apprehending a murder suspect.
The incident which left a youth dead at the King George market last week was believed to be alcohol related.
With a quick response by the HCC law Enforcement patrol officers, they managed to get hold of the suspect and took him to the police station.
Aiwosuga thanked the community for their assistance and also to maintain peace during the incident and encourage everyone to let the police handle the matter.
He said they will be looking at reviewing the current HCC act to allow HCC officers with the power to assist police in arrests within the jurisdiction of Honiara City.
The Chairman further made an appeal to the community to help the police monitor illegal selling of kwaso to reduce such crimes from happening.
He said the Law Enforcement officers will always assist the police and communities within the City, to monitor such behaviors.
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