Accident claims life of construction worker

The incident occurred yesterday (Feb 28) at 11am at West Lorengau refugees’ camp site.

Manus provincial police commander, chief inspector David Yapu, said the deceased, from Morobe Province, was employed by NKW as an operator.

Yapu said the deceased was lifting up a big heavy duty power generator at the west side camp when the crane lost its balance to the left side and capsized, with the deceased trapped inside the cabin.

He tried to free himself and his other colleagues but without success.

Family identifies Kinakon body

Last seen on Friday, her body was discovered around midday today (Feb 25) near a drain at Kinakon, outside Port Moresby. 

Her emotional sister, Gloria Touai, said she could not believe that this was her sister lying there.

She said she last spoke with her sister on Friday, when the victim told her she would be visiting her older child.

The late Barbara and her friends had then gone to an outdoor club called the White House, which is located in the same area. 

23yo’s body discovered at govt building

The man, from a mixed parentage of Gulf and Central Province, had been missing for four days after a graduation party at one of the night clubs in Port Moresby.

The deceased had been missing for days when his family posted a picture of him on the popular Facebook page, NCD Alert.

The post read: “My cousin brother has been missing since Friday night. He graduated at IBS College that day and headed over to Lamana Gold Club to celebrate his end of schooling year…”