Nunchaku attack leaves man seriously injured
A man who struck another man with a nunchaku has been arrested for causing head injuries in Auki on Monday
As a result officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Auki, Malaita Province have charged the 24-year-old male attacker and charged him with causing grievous harm in Auki on Monday 7 November 2022.
It is alleged that before the incident occurred, the victim destroyed the suspect’s market stall with a piece of iron and left. However, he later returned with a bush knife which was removed from him.
Upon hearing the victim shouting, the suspect then left his house with a nunchaku, police said in a statement today. The suspect chased the victim until reaching him and struck his head with the nunchaku causing serious wounds.
The victim was rushed to Kilufi Hospital and was later transferred to Honiara National Referral Hospital due to the seriousness of the injuries.
A 24-year-old suspect was charged for grievous harm contrary to section 266 of the penal code and remanded in Auki correctional facilities.