Another Gruesome Sorcery Related Killing in PNG - Island Business
PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- Another gruesome sorcery-related killing, has been reported in the Papua New Guinea’s province of Madang.
Reports reaching NBC News from the village of Mikarewa in the parish of Bogia in Madang said the suspected sorcerer was first shot with a hunting spear and then chopped up with bush knives.
The horrific killing happened last Thursday, is the second in the area. The first happened last year.
Police in Bogia are helpless to attend to rising lawlessness in outer areas of the district, including sorcery-related killings as they are seriously crippled with manpower including resource and logistic support.
Madang town police confirmed all satellite phone lines to Bogia police were not available.