Man Surrenders Himself to Police in Tulagi after Wounding Incident

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Tulagi Police Station.

POLICE officers in Tulagi, Central Islands Province (CIP) have arrested and charged a man for allegedly wounding another male in Ngella, Central Islands Province on 6 April 2018.

It is alleged the victim was attacked at Gumba village in Small Ngella Island on 2 April 2018 at night by the accused with an open clamshell on the head after being told to buy beers for him.

Provincial Police Commander CIP, Superintendent Patricia Leta says, “My officers attended the report arrested the man after he voluntarily surrendered himself to police.”

She adds: “The accused was charged for unlawful wounding and set to appear before the court on a later date.”

PPC Leta says, “I want to thank both relatives of the accused and the victim for their cooperation and assistance in convincing their relative to surrender. This shows working together to ensure anyone alleged to have committed a crime faces the law and the police will continue to serve our people by enforcing law and order.”