Officers of Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara City have arrested a 22-year-old male person for allegation of raping a 23-year-old female at Kola-ridge on 1st January 2023.
Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Honiara City, Superintendent Chris Laekalia says it was alleged the victim was raped inside her own room. He added the suspect took advantage of female whilst she was heavily intoxicated after the New Year’s celebration.
Initial report stated that the suspect went into the Victim’s room took off the victim’s clothes and raped her.
The incident was reported to the police and the suspect was arrested yesterday.
The suspect is now in police custody as investigation is continuing.