Morobe Provincial Police Commander

Several dead in nasty Markham collision

Morobe Provincial Police Commander, Augustine Wampe confirmed the accident happened this morning.

Around 7 people have reportedly died after a 15-seater PMV bus collided with a five door vehicle travelling up to Nadzab.

PPC Wampe says details of the accident are sketchy at the moment but he will reveal specifics later on in the day.  

He says he is still waiting for the full report from the Highway Patrol unit that responded to the accident.  

(A picture from witnesses showing the crumpled up 15-seater bus with a few victims still inside)

Late Dr Rongap’s suspect murderer apprehended

Getsy Mera was identified as the suspect who pulled the trigger on the Late doctor about two months ago along the back road of Malahang in a failed robbery.

The late doctor was pronounced dead on arrival at Angau Hospital.

With the help of the community, police launched a manhunt for the five named suspects immediately and two suspects were apprehended while the third surrendered to Lae Metropolitan Superintendent.