Young Female Killed After Sexual Assault

Her decomposed body was discovered by locals three days later and reported to police.

Madang Provincial Police Commander Acting Superintendent Mazuc Rubiang said according to the investigation team, the young woman, identified as Rachael Andrew, was allegedly kidnapped, sexually assaulted and then killed. Her body was left at the crime scene. Her assailants are known to police.

Father Of One Beheaded

Madang Provincial Police Commander Acting Superintendent Mazuc Rubiang said according to police reports, the deceased was chased at round 6pm by a group or armed men into some bushes where he was murdered and left to die. The suspects are yet to be identified.

The PCC Ereh villagers had been seeing a group of men moving around the village before the death of Meta. He said the men left the village before police arrived at Ereh.  The PPC said police officers from Madang and Walium went to the scene and took the particulars of the deceased. The matter is being investigated.

Policeman, Among 4 Charged With Murder

Southern Highlands Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector Daniel Yangen, said Constable Mai Pale, the husband of the deceased, and three male teenagers are from Koroba in Hela Province.

PPC Yangen said all four suspects were informed of their Constitutional rights under section 42(2) of the PNG Constitution and placed in the police cell in Mendi.

Doctor in New Caledonia denies planning to kill love rival

Olivier Peres, who oversaw the orthopaedic department at Noumea's public hospital, gunned down Eric Martinez on a golf course four years ago.

Peres said Martinez had an affair with his wife, had threatened his family and boasted that as a member of the French military commando, he had killed people, including children.

The court heard however that Martinez didn't belong to any such unit.

Days before the killing, Peres and his wife had contacted the police, expressing fear after undue pressure from Martinez, whom Peres described in court as a narcissistic pervert.

Fiji court finds man guilty of murdering 5 people

Mohammed Raheesh Isoof was convicted this afternoon after Justice Thushara Rajasinghe ruled that the prosecution proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Isoof had killed the family of five in August 2019.

Isoof was charged with five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

The bodies of a 63-year-old carpenter, Nirmal Kumar, his 54-year-old wife, Usha Devi, their 34-year-old daughter, Nileshni Kajal and Kajal's two daughters aged 11 and 8 years were discovered in the Nausori Highlands about 28km out of Nadi.

Dead Body Found At Sea

Madang Provincial Police Commander, Mazuc Rubiang said police were alerted of the dead body found floating in the sea by villagers.

He said police quickly arrived at the scene and retrieved the body with assistance from Sek rural hospital medical staff.

The body is now at the Modilon General Hospital morgue in Madang town. Police said the man’s identity is yet to be made known but is believed to be from the coastal area.

PPC Rubiang said if anyone in Madang have been looking for their relative, they can contact the Madang police to assist them verify the body. 

Oscar Pistorius: Reeva Steenkamp's parents to meet her killer

Reeva Steenkamp's parents are preparing to meet Pistorius.

It is part of a process that could lead to his eventual release on parole.

The South African athlete has been moved to a prison closer to Barry and June Steenkamp to enable the meeting to go ahead.

Pistorius has served half his 13 years and five months sentence, handed to him for the 2013 Valentine's Day killing.

Saudis sentence five to death for journalist's murder

Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was killed inside the kingdom's consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul by a team of Saudi agents.

The Saudi authorities said it was the result of a "rogue operation" and put 11 unnamed individuals on trial.

A UN expert said the trial represented "the antithesis of justice".

"Bottom line: the hit-men are guilty, sentenced to death. The masterminds not only walk free. They have barely been touched by the investigation and the trial," Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard wrote on Twitter.


66yo man stands trial for murder

Frank Dunamb from East Sepik Province was charged and arrested for one count of wilful murder under s. 299 of the Criminal Code Act.

The defendant, residing at Five-Mile Ridge Lodge, is a former policeman and works for Black Swan.

According to court documents, on the 7th of August, 2018, the deceased, by the name of Henry Sahu, was allegedly stabbed multiple times by the defendant at the Five-Mile Ridge Lodge.

Police alleged that the deceased was in his rental room when a phone call came in and when he stepped out to answer the call, he was attacked.

Bus crew gets 22 years for passenger's murder

In 2015, the Goroka National Court convicted Andy Wai of murder pursuant to section 300 of the Criminal Code and imposed the 22-year sentence.

In 2017, Wai sought a review of the conviction and sentence on six grounds, five of which were in regards to the availability and credibility of State witnesses.

Today, a bench comprising of Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika and Justices Peter Toliken and Hitelai Polume- Kiele dismissed the “incompetent” appeal.