Menyamya MP passes away

Member for Menyamya, Thomas Pelika, passed away at the Angau Memorial Hospital this morning in Lae, Morobe Province. 

This newsroom was told that the late Pelika had a stroke a week ago and was rushed to the Angau Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted.

His colleague MP for Bulolo and Minister for Planning, Sam Basil, accompanied him to the hospital.

At the hospital, the doctors tried to stabilize him and medivac him to Port Moresby for operations but his condition did not improve, where he sadly passed away this morning.

Judiciary saddened at judge passing

 A sad day indeed for the judiciary and members of the legal fraternity are deeply saddened at the untimely passing of the judge who was serving his second 10-year term as a National and Supreme Court judge.

Chief Justice, Sir Salamo Injia has released an official statement regarding the death, extending the judiciary’s condolence to his wife, Sandy Lenalia, children and relatives.

The late judge passed on today at 1:30am from the Pacific International Hospital after suffering from a heart attack. He was medevac to Port Moresby on Saturday.