Murder suspects remanded

​Two main suspects in the Independence day murder of Cassidy Kausik, are now be remanded at the Buimo correctional service.

The suspects have already been arrested and charged by CID Lae.

The two were arrested after conclusive investigations identified them.

According to the police, officers on duty found the body of 26 years old Cassidy Kausik in a nearby drain at the Lae Bowling club after he had been beaten; they rushed him to the hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

One of the suspects works for Harmony Gold while the other is a local business man in Lae; ironically a previous interview with friends of the deceased revealed that both men were known.

The two have been charged for Wilful Murder and appeared in the Lae District Court on the 29th of September 2017.

Both suspects are from the East Sepik province.

Meanwhile, police investigations are continuing to identify others who were mainly opportunists and friends of the assailants.

Imelda Wavik