NCD Police investigate student rape

Police in Port Moresby are looking into allegations of another school student rape.

The incident occurred on Wednesday September 30th between 2pm and 3pm at the UPNG area.

Police say it has been alleged a grade 11 male student lured a female student into the bushes near the field at the University of Papua New Guinea and raped her. .

Police identified both the victim and the suspects attend the same secondary school.

No arrest have been made.

Meantime, NCD Metropolitan police commander Ben Turi has urged parents and guardians to be mindful of the type of company that their children keep.

Turi also called on schools to start being more direct with the type of guidance that they provide to students.

He says a combined effort by parents, schools and the police is needed to address students who break laws.

Julianna Waeda