Joe Joseph Kapinias, of Rapitok, Toma, East New Britain province today pleaded guilty to his involvement in the armed robbery of January 28, 2016 at the Coca Cola Amatil which saw K313.50 cash plus other uncashed cheques taken.
The court was told that a 9mm factory made pistol was used in the armed robbery. Kapinias and his younger brother carried out the robbery in police uniforms.
The robbery did not turn out as planned and they left without taking monies from the safe. However, the robbery was captured on CCTV.