29 Aug 2019

Two Malaysian men to face attempted murder charges in Solomons

7:12 am on 29 August 2019

Two Malaysian nationals are to face attempted murder charges in Solomon Islands following an incident in Honiara on Saturday.

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Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins

The pair allegedly attacked a local man causing serious head injuries.

Honiara police transported the victim to hospital for medical attention, but while at the scene discovered two tasers and a long knife in one of the Malaysian's vehicles.

Drug paraphernalia was also found, and the men were arrested.

The 24 and 44-year-old Malaysian nationals appeared in court on 26 August where they surrendered their passports and posted a bail of US$243.00 (SB$2,000) each.

Both will reappear in court in the next 14 days.