2016 Manus refugee alleged drowning

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Parties in the case filed by former opposition leader, Belden Namah in 2013 returned to court today where the inquiry conducted by the Chief Justice, Sir Salamo Injia continued.

The inquiry has been conducted to see if orders of April 26 are complied with. One of the orders was to have both PNG and Australian governments take necessary steps to cease the unconstitutional and illegal detention of Asylum seekers on Manus Island.

Manus refugee allegedly drowned at waterfall

33-year-old Kamil Hussain, of Pakistan nationality, was allegedly found drowned at a waterfall at Rossun village, on Tuesday.

It has been reported that on Tuesday, at about 4.30pm, the deceased with his friends went to the waterfall for a swim. His body was found two hours later.

Acting Provincial Police Commander for Manus, Inspector David Yapu, said the refugee was rushed to Lorengau General Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Kamil’s body is now at the Hospital morgue, pending an autopsy to determine the cause of his death.