Solomons man in custody on illegal gun possession charge

1:16 pm on 8 August 2017

A Solomon Islands man is in police custody for the alleged illegal possession of a firearm.

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Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins

Officers from Western Province arrested the man early on Monday morning at Tinge Village, in Marovo.

Police said the man was being held because he was found in possession of parts of a World War II 303 rifle.