16 Mar 2006

Solomons police arrest stabbing supects

2:45 pm on 16 March 2006

Solomon Islands police say they have arrested five men over the past two weeks in relation to a stabbing of two men in Honiara's Ranadi area in February.

In a statement, police say charges of grievous bodily harm, burglary and criminal trespass have been laid.

Three of the five have been remanded in custody until next week while the remaining two have been released on bail.

Police say enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing are continuing.