Bewani man on assault charge in Central

A man from Bewani, West Sepil Province is facing allegations he assaulted his in-law over the festive season at his place of residence at Gabagaba junction, Central Province.

Bill Warno, 66 years of Ossol village, West Sepik was arrested and charged yesterday (Jan 25) by Kwikila police after spending four nights at the Kwikila Police station.

He appeared in court today before Magistrate Cosmas Bidar where he was allowed bail at K200.

Warno in asking for bail said he will be residing with his son in Port Moresby and not at Gabagaba where his family house is if granted bail.

It is alleged he (Warno) during the festive season without any good reason unlawfully wounded Jack Mou Futuwa.

Warno told the court that the man he assaulted was his wife’s brother.

He is expected back in court on Feb 25.

Sally Pokiton