Daniel Kapi arrested for conspiracy

An elderly man from Enga province appeared at the Waigani Committal Court today over allegations he conspired with others to sign a court document for a case before the National Court.

Daniel Kapi, the elder brother of the late Brown Kapi, was arrested and charged by police in August for conspiring with a lawyer and two of his sisters to forge an affidavit before the court.

It is alleged Daniel Kapi, his lawyer and two sister conspired to sign an affidavit of a person (Anderson Kola) claiming he was the son of the late Brown Kapi.

The affidavit was allegedly signed by Daniel on June 21 at the Waigani Court buildings in a matter before the National Court which concerns the estate of the later Brown Kapi.  

It was found that the affidavit was not signed by the author named, Kola.

Kapi was also charged for knowingly and fraudulently forging the signature of Kola.

He appeared before Magistrate Cosmas Bidar where his charges were read and explained to him before the matter was adjourned to give police time to investigate the matter.

Kapi is on K1500 bail and is expected back in court on Nov 7.

Siblings of the later Brown Kapi and daughters of the late Brown are currently involved in a legal battle before the National Court over late Brown’s estate.   




Sally Pokiton