Police officer arraigned in court

This same pistol was allegedly used in the K1.2 million robbery at the Tropic Air Terminal on Nov 3, 2016.

The 44-year-old Steven Numbos of Kragur village, Wewak, East Sepik Province appeared before Magistrate Alex Kalandi with his lawyer on Wednesday where his two charges were read and explained to him in court.

Arrested on Dec 30, 2016, he was charged with being in possession of ammunition without license and being in possession of a pistol without license under the Firearms Act.