Komeng Gubag sentenced to 60 years

Former Cop gets 60 years

The court concluded that the former police officer from Wakon Village in Madang Province was off duty, drunk, and armed with a firearm when he shot and killed 50-year-old Ivan Nelson and 25-year-old Laki Yamo on the evening of October 23, 2021. Gubag received 25 years for the murder of Nelson and 35 years for killing Yamo.

The 60 years will be served concurrently at the Bomana prison. However, 2 years, 5 months and 11 days will be deducted for the time he spent in custody during the trial.