Andy Paro

Lawyer seeks bail following client’s alleged weight loss

The National Court will give its ruling on the bail application today.

Hela man, Andy Paro from Tari, is alleged to have brutally beaten and slashed his partner from Aroma in the Central province, the late Grace Gavera, at Erima on November 23, 2018.

He has been in custody since November 27, 2018, and had his lawyer go before the National Court seeking bail yesterday.

Paro is currently receiving medical treatment at the Port Moresby General Hospital.

Police nab murder suspect

Andy Paro was apprehended on November 28th at around 10.25pm at the Erima Settlement in the National Capital District.

Paro, who hails from Hetani Village, Koroba/Kopiago in the Hela Province, was alleged to have assaulted his 26-year-old girlfriend at Erima in the early hours of November 26th.

Gavera, who worked at the Accounts section of the Education Department, rented a place at Erima. According to the landlord, Paro came at around 2am on November 26th and began arguing with her and allegedly started beating her.