Man charged for alleged murder


A MAN who allegedly killed a pregnant woman is facing a charge of murder and one of infanticide.
Emmanuel Pipingan, 19, from Werei village in Lorengau, Manus allegedly killed Jacklyn  Kombugko, 20, from Guo village in Kundiawa on July 15 at the Igam army barracks in Lae.
Senior Magistrate Jeremiah Singomat adjourned the case to Nov 16 because police had not completed their case.
Police said Kombugko was pregnant at the time she was allegedly murdered. She was buried at the Igam army barracks in Lae.
Pipingan is being remanded at Buimo prison.

Leave a Reply