Captain dies after pirates' attack: Police

Police in downtown Port Moresby have established that Captain Malachi Sijou died after an attack by pirates.

According to police, the seafarer, from Manus Province, and a few of his friends were traveling on a dinghy to Motukea when they were attacked last week.

He was slashed at sea where he unfortunately succumbed to his injuries that same day. 

Information is still sketchy at this time but it is believed that the perpetrators are from the nearby Tatana and Baruni areas.

CID homicide are now on the case with leads that cannot be disclosed.







Imelda Wavik