31 Dec 2007

Police in Solomons call on people to behave during New Year celebrations

7:32 am on 31 December 2007

The Deputy Police Commissioner in Solomon Islands, Peter Marshall, is calling on people to behave appropriately during New Year's Eve celebrations after a number of arrests over the weekend.

The Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation says police in Honiara detained a dozen people on Friday and Saturday night for alcohol related offences.

A number of the alleged offences related to the illegal home brew, kwaso.

Mr Marshall, said that an operation targeting anti-social behaviour will continue into the New Year.