Safety affirmed for Koki

This has been boosted by the launch of the new police station at Koki. Badili Station Commander, Obert Jerry has assured great support to the protection of Koki residency.

“Since I was sent to Badili Police Station I felt like it was a big responsibility. From Koki, 2 Mile, Kaugere, Sabama and others in Moresby South it was a big area,” said Commander Jerry.

Koki gets new police station

On Sunday, July 9, 2023, authorities gathered with residents to open the police station.

A firm warning was issued to residents and members of the surrounding community to adhere to laws and participate in making the capital city a safe place to live in.

One dead, three wounded in failed carjacking

National Capital District Metropolitan Chief Superintendent, Perou N’Dranou, said the four suspects allegedly approached the Chinese man while he was sitting inside his vehicle waiting for his wife, who had gone into the market to buy fresh fish.

Two of the suspects walked over to him and the other pointed a homemade gun at the Chinese man’s temple and ordered him to get out of the car. The other suspect opened the passenger side door and pointed another homemade gun at the man.

K1.4m gym, sporting centre for electorate

Funded by the NCDC with a cost of K1.4 million, the gymnasium centre will house up to 300 people and will be managed through the Active City Program.

Officiating the ground breaking, Minister for APEC and member for Moresby South, Justin Tkatchenko, said with the help and financial support of NCD Governor Powes Parkop, Moresby South has seen a number of positive developments and will continue to do so in the long run.

New restaurant opens at Koki

Red Chillies Restaurant is part of the Pypon Holdings Limited, sister business to Pypon outlets through Port Moresby.

Opened on April 25, this is the only restaurant in the Koki area.

Managing director Robin Rohman said there were too many negative stories when referring to Koki, and the establishment of this restaurant should be a show of positive change.

“I hope this attracts a mixture of people from outside into Koki and neutralise the ethnicity known to this area,” said Rohman.

Youth asks court for mercy

Yesterday he apologised in court and to the victim of his crime, which was committed at the Two-Mile hill bus stop.

The Koki to Two-Mile route is one where many women and mothers have fallen victim to armed hold ups while commuting on PMVs.

Yesterday, Toho Peter, a youth who lived at the Two-Mile settlement, appeared at the Waigani National Court where he admitted to robbing a policewoman who was in a bus on 7 April last year.

His guilty plea was accepted by the court.

Body of baby found floating at Koki Settlement

Home owner, Savisa Puria told Loop PNG that her granddaughter had just woke up from bed and stepped out of the house when she spotted what looked like a jellyfish.

“My granddaughter thought it was a jellyfish and came running into the house to tell me.”

The baby’s was head caught in the pipeline that was running under the bridge.

Savisa says she came outside to take a look and noted that it was a baby’s head and called out for some of the boys to help remove it from the water.

France visit cheer squad community at Koki

The whole community gathered with pride to show their passion for the team with smiles and warm cheers as the team arrived at the location.

Governor of NCD Powes Parkop present at the event was overwhelmed to have the team visit the local Wanigela community as he spoke highly of the fans that supported the team through to the finals.

France U20 Women’s head coach Gilles Eyquem said they were all speechless for this wonderful occasion and praised the community for their huge support.