Men wanted by court for assault

Two warrants of arrest were issued by the Waigani Committal Court on Friday for two men who failed to appear in court for their respective matters on charges of causing grievous bodily harm.

 Magistrate Mekeo Gauli issued the warrants of arrest for defendants Peter Thomas and Junior Temon which will be returnable for review on March 3.

One of the defendants, 20-year-old Peter Thomas, has not appeared in court since last Wednesday (Jan 11). The matter was stood over three times by the court.

The Gumini man from Chimbu Province was arrested on Dec 27, 2016 and charged with causing grevious bodily harm to the victim (named) on Dec 24,2016.

It is alleged the victim was involved in a fight with other between 3-4am on Christmas Eve after a night out at the Illusion Club in Downtown Port Moresby.

Junior Temon’s name was also called this morning by the Police Prosecutor, Peter Samghy however he was not present in court resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest.

Sally Pokiton