Stabbing incident investigated

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Officers at the Henderson Police Station, Guadalcanal Province are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at the Guluvoa main road, Marasa, in the Weather coast of Guadalcanal on 2 June 2018.

“It was alleged that the victim and the suspect were on their way to the beach when the victim made some jokes. The suspect then struggled with the victim and then he stabbed his stomach with a small kitchen knife. The victim sustained an injury to his stomach,” says Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixon Manetoga.

He adds: “The victim was rushed to Tangarare Clinic and later referred to the National Referral Hospital in Honiara for further treatment.”

“I want to call on both relatives of the victim and the suspect not to take the law into your own hands but to allow police investigations into the matter. Anyone with information on the alleged incident should contact police in Guadalcanal Province,” says PPC Manetoga.

Police at Henderson Police Station can be contacted on phone 36200 or call the Police National Communications Centre on phone 23666 or call the police toll free line 999.

-RSIPF Media