9 Nov 2017

Solomons' Sae gets twenty years for manslaughter

From , 4:05 pm on 9 November 2017

The former policeman Edmond Sae has been acquitted of the murder of the Solomon Islands Police Commissioner Sir Frederick Soaki in 2003.

However, yesterday the High Court convicted Sae of manslaughter for another death two months later in 2003, sentencing him to twenty years in prison.

Howard Lawry of the Public Solicitor's office, who defended Sae, explained the various charges that Sae was facing to Johnny Blades.

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Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins