27 Aug 2019

Two arrested in Solomons over torching of govt buildings

1:06 pm on 27 August 2019

Solomon Islands police are speaking with two suspects following the torching of two government buildings in Rennell and Bellona Province.

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Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins

The two men were arrested on Friday after the buildings in Tigoa were burned down last month.

The men have been flown to Honiara as the investigation continues.

In a statement police said the arson may have been linked to the election of the provincial premier in July.