Police investigate chemicals discovered at Tuvaruhu

RSIPF Fire and Rescue officers with their breathing apparatus on their way to dig for the chemicals hidden under ground.

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force warns residents of Tuvaruhu in Central Honiara to keep away from a cordoned area near the Tuvaruhu Community High School where chemicals have been discovered.

Director Fire and Rescue Services, Superintendent Rodney Kuma said, police received a call from the front line police officers who were on patrol that there were suspected bottles of chemicals that have been located 15 metres from the Tuvaruhu Community High School.

Superintendent Rodney Kuma said police have attended to and securely cordoned the area.

He said the RSIPF Fire and Rescue Services is working very closely with the Ministry of Environment to secure the chemicals and get rid of them safely.

He called on the people of the Tuvaruhu community to assist police and the Ministry of Environment as they carry out the necessary investigations into the matter.


By: Fredrick Kusu

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