MAN SHOT DEAD IN MANUS

"The deceased Daniel Casper from the Bupi Chupen Lelemadih LLG was shot on his thigh by his uncle using a shot gun during an argument at the village."

An armed man shot dead his relative with a firearm after an argument on Friday morning.  

Manus Provincial Police Commander Chief Inspector David Yapu said the deceased Daniel Casper from the Bupi Chupen Lelemadih LLG was shot on his thigh by his uncle using a shot gun during an argument at the village.

He was transported by boat and rushed to Lorengau General Hospital but later died at the hospital.His body is now in Morgue for Post Morten.

PPC Yapu has deployed CID members with Mobile Squad 02 members to the area and arrested the suspect and confiscated the shot gun and ammunition.

The suspect is now in Police Custody for further CID Investigation. Meantime, PPC said the Province is quiet during the long Queens Birthday with only few arrests made for minor street offenses.

By Tom KILAVI
September 24, 2019