Yamaros beat DBTI in soccer challenge

Yamraos FC team (1) today played a stunning football match thrashing DBTI Saints 4-0 in a tragic match that saw DBTI making another great loss for the finals.

The young DBTI boys struggled to add a point on the board but could not count the opportunities as Yamaros lead 2-0 in the first half and came back in the second half to finish off with another two goals.

Tomorrow will see a top on the agenda action between the two outstanding teams Munkas FC and Yanaros FC team (1) clash.

New Bomana barracks to serve manpower for FIFA World Cup

Police Commissioner Gari Baki upon being presented the key to the barracks says, the recruit barracks will initially be used to house policewomen from other provinces who will be brought to in as support manpower for the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup that will be hosted here in the nation’s capital in November.

Apart from that, it will be used as a transit Co- Ed barracks where both male and females who have passed out of training will be accommodated while waiting for their posting to their respective provinces.

Ruling on Billy Aki murder case today

A ruling is expected to be made today, Monday, Aug 29 at the Bomana court house after it was adjourned from last week. 

Arrested on January 5 this year and charged for the willful murder of his wife, 38 year old Aki is from Tambul in the Western Highlands province. 

He first appeared in court on January 7 and has been detained at Bomana since. 

It is alleged he assaulted his wife at the Kone Tigers oval in the view of onlookers following an argument on December 26, around 3pm last year. 

Another night for Wobiro at Bomana

 Governor Wobiro, Provincial Administrator Dr Modowa Gumoi and founder of Fly Care Foundation Inc. Norman Carl May were all taken back to Bomana around 4:30 this afternoon after the awaited bail application did not take place.

Family members, relatives and supporters of the three walked out of the court prescient disappointed at the turn out of the day.

Media personnel waiting outside later became the target as the three were driven out in the Correctional Service truck.

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Stay away from political impasse, Guinness warns

Northern Divisional Commander Peter Guinness has called on all police personnel in Eastern Highlands to work together as a unit for the betterment of policing in the province.


Toksy released from Bomana

N’Dranou confident with police training

He says that while public perception is that the training received is not sufficient resulting in undisciplined behaviour, he argues that there are also many good policemen and women  who are serving in the field.

N’Dranou says that all of the  officers who have passed out of the institution with the same training modules hence it is not an issue of training rather an issue of induction out on the fields.

Kokoda suspects moved to Bomana

Central Committal Court Police Prosecutor Ambros Gilio said warrants for their transfer from Police custody up to the Bomana Correction Service’s remand detainee cells have been done for the two to be moved.

The two men,  Poksi Jacob, 19 from Efogi and his co-accused, a 17-year-old whose name has been withheld, were flown into Port Moresby Jan 15 and charged last Wednesday (Jan 20).

Judge happy with prison repatriation exercise

The exercise saw a total of 14 out of 22 detainees identified at the Bomana Correctional Institute repatriated last month.

These detainees were transferred from the other centres around the country into Bomana to undergo treatment at the Laloki Psychiatric Hospital.

However they had been kept there, some after the completion of their treatment while others were just kept there with no treatment administered to them.

Vaki's lawyers file for bail

As the former top cop waited in the National Court’s holding cell, one of his lawyers, Sam Bonner filed an urgent application for bail with the Supreme Court.

Bonnar told PNG Loop an application has been filed before the Chief Justice.

He said the process now will be for the Chief Justice to appoint another judge, depending on their availability, to hear the application.

At around 11am, Vaki was sentenced by the National Court to 3 years hard labour for failing to effect the warrant of arrest against Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill.