Teenager shot dead

Teen shot dead for stealing packet of rice

The deceased, Jeffery Manimban from Rai Coast district, was a staff at the Modilon Guest House.

He was shot for allegedly  stealing a packet of 1kg Roots rice belonging to Modilon Martin Tsang Supermarket (MST) and was chased by guards  and shot on the forehead.

According to Binnen community leader and owner of Modilon Guest House, David Wama, the incident happened on Saturday around 12 pm when the deceased with three other youths allegedly stole a 1kg packet of rice belonging to the MST supermarket outside the warehouse area.