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Another suspect of gold bars’ robbery arrested at Chinatown bus-stop

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Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Henderson Police Station have arrested another suspect in relation to Winwin robbery incident in Central Guadalcanal yesterday.

A 34-year-old suspect was arrested at the China town bus stop while he was on his way to work in the evening. The suspect is from Lau in Malaita Province who resides in Central Honiara.

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Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province Superintendent Edwin Sevoa says, “The arrest was successfully done with the assistance from members of the public with information. The suspect is now in police custody awaiting further dealings and remand application.”

PPC Sevoa says, “Investigation in to the matter is still continuing. No any recovery as to date of the money, gold bars and mobile phones.”

Superintendent Sevoa says, “It is alleged that the suspect is among the suspects who entered the Winwin Company on the 9 December 2020 and removed one gold bar weighing 3 kilograms, other gold bar weighing 1.7 kilograms, and took a sum of $140,000.00 in cash and 15 mobile phones.”

He says, “I call on those remaining suspects to surrender themselves to police. You will not hide and police will keep on hunting for you.”

Members of the public who may have any information in relation to the matter are encouraged to contact Henderson Police Station on phone 36200 or 36201.

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