Two arrested over sea piracy incident

Police have arrested two suspects from Tatana village allegedly involved in a murder and sea piracy incident at Motukea wharf in National Capital District on October 7, 2017. Police from the Waigani Police Station acting on intelligence reports went to Tatana village around 7pm that same evening and arrested the two suspects namely, Anapa Resena, […]

Papua New Guinea: Sea piracy case awaits submissions

The case of sea piracy and murder involving six men from Tatana village on August 15 last year is still before the Committal Courts. This case has been outstanding because the court is awaiting submissions from the six defendants’ lawyers. It went for mention on Monday during a Committal Court sitting before Magistrate John Kaumi […]

Papua New Guinea: Missionaries fall victim to sea piracy

Two pastors were part of a group of 13 people that fell victim to an attack by sea bandits last week, whilst travelling to Fergusson Island, Milne Bay province. Anton Salavyov of the International Missionary Society Seventh-Day Adventist Church Reform Movement confirmed that those aboard the vessel were held up at knifepoint. To continue reading, […]

Pirate Suspect Arrested

Papua New Guinea experiencing a wave of armed robberies at sea and piracy. Police have arrested three suspects in the sea piracy killing of a fisherman in Port Moresby last week. The men from Tatana Village in Central province surrendered themselves to police today. Police confirmed the identities of five more suspects who are are still […]

Papua New Guinea: Body Found at Sea

Piracy becoming commonplace off Port Moresby, with a report every two weeks on average. A fishing outing just off Ela Beach yesterday has unfortunately turned fatal for a family. A father, his brother and three young sons were held up by sea pirates around 7pm. The uncle and the older of the boys, an eight-year-old […]