Sorcery related killing

97 convicted for murder

The men from Serengo, Gomumu, Goiro, Niningo, Numbaya and Saranga villages in Ramu will return before Justice David Cannings at the Madang National Court next month.

Submissions on sentence will be made to the court before a sentence is handed down at a later date.

The 97 men pleaded not guilty to the charge of wilful murder in April 2017, which saw the commencement of their trial.

VIDEO: Tribe pays compensation for sorcery related killing

The Clansmen of Yano Tarali Tribe paid 51 Thousand Kina in cash, 70 Pigs, 2 Cows, 2 Cassowaries and 2 Goats for the death of two young women.


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