Gordon eviction

Stay on Gordons eviction remains

Lawyers representing parties of the eviction saga over the festive period will present submissions next week on whether the current temporary stay order on the eviction be upheld or dismissed.

Magistrate, Jimmy Tapat, of the Port Moresby District Court said this when adjourning the matter this morning.

In the meantime the status quo is maintained allowing the grieving party, Lucy Agen and Cecilia Sam, to remain at the property they were evicted from on December 24th 2017.

Police remove evicted families, set belongings on fire

The family who were evicted on the weekend and spent the last three nights outside the premises were today forcibly removed.

A good number of police personnel were outside the premises of the units, which are the subject of a court dispute.

Police cleared the premises where the families had been seated after being evicted three days ago.

Yesterday Lucy Agen, Cecilia Sam and their families informed Loop PNG that a court dispute is still underway.

Gordon eviction will be dealt with: N’Dranou

He was queried on the part of the police following the eviction of two families who were forcefully removed from their Gordon’s homes, which they claim to have occupied for more than 30 years.

It was alleged that fully armed police officers arrived in a convoy of vehicles and carried out the exercise.

The Commander stated in an interview yesterday evening that the incident had already occurred and it was beyond their control. However, they will deal with this issue after the New Year.