The National Capital District metropolitan superintendent, Commander Ben Turi, confirmed the incident with Loop PNG, saying the man was from Tari, Hela Province.
Turi says details are still sketchy at the moment.
“Someone saw what happened; we need witnesses to come forward.”
He is urging the public to help them with information so that they can carry out an investigation.
Meanwhile, Turi revealed that two men were tortured to death at Badili on Monday.
“The men, from Lufa, Eastern Highlands, were killed over allegations of sorcery.”