Posted By Staff Reporter
A young father was brutally killed in front of his wife and children on Sunday afternoon in Madang.
It is understood that the man from Manam Island in the Bogia District was employed by the PNG Maritime College as a driver.
He was returning to town with his young family from a Sunday outing on the south coast of Madang when confronted by armed youths.
Reports are still catchy at the time this report went to air, however sources close to the decease revealed that the family came across a road block which was setup by young men who were armed with offensive weapons.
The youth set upon him slashing him several times resulting in his instant death.
Police have indicated giving a detail report on the incident, however, by yesterday afternoon they have yet to release an official statements.
Madang Provincial Police Commander, Chief Superintend Sylvester Kalaut said he was still waiting for the report from his investigators working on the case.
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