Kandrian coast

15-year sentence for Kimbe robbery

Acting Judge Nicholas Miviri of the Kimbe National Court sentenced Steven Wickless.

A robbery committed on 13 February 2017, in the heart of all business activities, metres from the police station, the court premises and West New Britain Provincial Government headquarters, was described by the court as a “daring and dangerous robbery” which saw the group walk away with K29,419.14.

Kimbe’s City Pharmacy was held up by eight men armed with knives, homemade and pump action shot guns.