Ruling on Billy Aki murder case today

A District Court sitting at the Bomana Court facility is expected to give it's ruling on the sufficiency of evidence in the murder case against Chairman of the NCD Sub-urban Rugby League, Billy Aki.

A ruling is expected to be made today, Monday, Aug 29 at the Bomana court house after it was adjourned from last week. 

Arrested on January 5 this year and charged for the willful murder of his wife, 38 year old Aki is from Tambul in the Western Highlands province. 

He first appeared in court on January 7 and has been detained at Bomana since. 

It is alleged he assaulted his wife at the Kone Tigers oval in the view of onlookers following an argument on December 26, around 3pm last year. 

This assault left her with serious  injuries that saw her admitted at the Intensive Care unit of the Port Moresby General Hospital. 

She later died from her injuries.

Sally Pokiton