Alcohol-related deaths reported in NCD

Police in the nation’s capital have reported a number of deaths over the weekend, with three related to the abuse of alcohol.

Those three include a killing at Gerehu stage three, another at Six-Mile and one at Badihagwa.

The incidents occurred on Saturday, June 20th, with the arrest of suspects in the Gerehu and Six-Mile incidents.

“Badihagwa suspects still outstanding,” reported police.

A man also passed away on Saturday from injuries sustained during a fight with students from the Port Moresby Technical College. He died at the Port Moresby General Hospital.

Police further reported an attempted murder incident at Tete, where a wife and child survived the attack by the husband/father.

On Friday, June 19th, a killing was reported at ATS, where the suspect was picked up at 14-Mile.

Of the incidents, three suspects have been apprehended but only two arrests have been effected.

“As per the process, police homicide is investigating,” NCD Metropolitan Superintendent, Perou N’Dranou, told this newsroom.  

Carmella Gware