Relatives retaliate on rapists

Three suspects were caught and attacked by relatives of a victim who was allegedly raped by the men.

According to initial police reports, 5 men were involved of which three were caught and two are still on the run.

The 10 year old girl, mix parentage of Goroka, Morobe and Kerema was said to have gone missing around 4pm yesterday afternoon of which the community found her this morning.

NCD Metropolitan police commander, Ben Turi said that police were tipped off and Boroko police units were the first to arrive on scene to intervene.

Witnesses said however that she was found this morning around 1 am crawling up from the main market area but badly wounded and couldn’t walk straight

She was later taken to the Port Moresby General Hospital upon the arrival of the police.

Three of the men were identified and allegedly castrated however; police could not confirm that saying that the men were heavily wounded with bush knife slashes.

The three suspects are also at the Port Moresby General Hospital awaiting treatment.

Annette Kora