14 Feb 2005

Man arrested in Solomons Islands after student dies

6:58 am on 14 February 2005

Police in Solomon Islands have arrested a man in connection with the death of a student near the Bahai'i Centre in Central Honiara.

The Solomon Island Broadcasting Corporation says the man who died was from Guadalcanal and studied at the Solomon Islands College of Higher Education.

Police say he was attacked when he went to buy food from a stall

A post mortem has now been caried out on another body found near Henderson Airport on Friday afternoon.

The results have not been released but police say the man had bruising and a number of broken bones.