Second suspect in Easter double murder arrested


The scene of the crime, in Town Ground, on Easter Monday

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has arrested the second suspect in relation to the alleged murder of Jimmy and Joy Kwan at the LGZ building at Town Ground over the Easter period.

A Police operation was conducted early hours of yesterday and the suspect was arrested at his home at Fourere, North Malaita.

Police Commissioner Matthew Varley acknowledged the assistance of community leaders, chiefs, youths and church leaders for their support in the matter.

The suspect was in Malu’u in police custody yesterday and was later transferred to Honiara.

The Police Media Unit reports, as this matter is ongoing, no further comment can be made at this time.

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