All posts tagged "crime"

  • Juveniles in Manus arrested for sexual assault

    Two juveniles in Manus Province were recently arrested for sexual assault, according to Loop PNG, and this has caused concern by the police. The perpetrators, who are grade 8 students at Liap Primary School in the Pomotu...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Classes suspended in Madang after threats by armed student

    A grade 8 student is being treated at the Modilon Hospital in Madang for a head injury after a school scuffle with four people, one of whom has been identified as a fellow student, yesterday. According to...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Student arrested for impersonating minister on Facebook

    An 18 year old male student has been arrested and charged with impersonating a cabinet minister on social media site Facebook. The National (January 31) reports the student allegedly used the profile to solicit money from people....

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Grade 11 student charged with murder

    A grade 11 student in Mt Hagen has been charged with two counts of wilful murder and a count of attempted murder, The National (January 4) reports. The student, originally from Enga, was charged with two counts...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • Teacher allegedly murdered in satanic ritual

    Sunday Chronicle (8 January) has reported the alleged murder of a teacher in a remote school in Madang province. According to the article, the teacher’s skull was “cracked in half with a sharp instrument and his brain...

    • Posted January 14, 2017
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  • Supreme Court to decide on student killer’s appeal

    The Supreme Court will be making a decision on the bail appeal of a Joseph Tande who was jailed for seven years for the killing of a University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) student in 2012 next...

    • Posted December 17, 2016
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  • Layla Dodd walks with her partner Otis Morrison past the spot on George Cannon Drive, Mt Sheridan where she was allegedly attacked on an early morning stroll. PICTURE: STEWART McLEAN
    PNG TAFE student arrested in Cairns

    A 24 year old Papua New Guinea (PNG) man studying at TAFE in Cairns has been arrested and remanded in prison for allegedly attacking a woman and stealing her mobile phone, the Cairns Post (December 15) reports....

    • Posted December 15, 2016
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  • Police investigating student-teacher sex trade

    Police in Morobe are investigating allegations of female students in a particular secondary school exchanging sex with a male teacher for better grades in the examination, The National (December 14) reports. Police in the area have confiscated...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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    Charges against former Education secretary dismissed

    Fraud charges against former Secretary for Education, Dr Michael Tapo, have been dismissed due to insufficient evidence, according to The National (December 7). Dr Tapo is alleged to have misappropriated more than K1 million between June and...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Romanong murder trial adjourned

    The murder trial of Graham Romanong, a student at the University of Technology (Unitech) last year has been adjourned to February, 2017, Post Courier (December 6) reports. Justice Frasier Pitpit, who presided over the case, informed the...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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