​Court to address election related matters today

A good number of election related matters will come before the Waigani National Court today.

Among them are those that went for mention last week before Justice Collin Makail.

Cases that went briefly last week include that of a Southern Highlands Provincial candidate, Sylvester Harry Komba, which was filed against Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato.

Hela regional seat candidate Dr. Hewali Hamiya’s motion filed against Commissioner Gamato will also return to court today.

Urgent applications that were recently filed against Commissioner Gamato, which are also expected today, include that of Namatanai Open runner-up, Byron Chan.

Andy Bawa and other NCD regional candidates have also filed an urgent application against the NCD Election Manager, Alwyn Jimmy.

Others also expected today are motions filed against Southern Highlands returning officer Jacob Kurap, Kompaim Ambun returning officer Beto Pokale and Henganofi’s returning officer Richard Krimapave.

More on this from Loop PNG today.  


Sally Pokiton