Student stabbed to death

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A 20-YEAR-OLD Holy Trinity Teachers College student in Mt Hagen was stabbed to death by robbers in Jiwaka’s Banz on Wednesday.
Stacy Kaipel, from Anglimp-South Waghi, was in a public toilet while waiting for a bus to return home when the robbers confronted her.
According to locals, the robbers demanded her handphone and when she resisted, they stabbed her in the hand, ear and head.
She was prounced dead on arrival at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital.
The robbers then fled with her handphone.
Kaipel’s relatives could not be reached for comment.
Holy Trinity Teachers College principal Michael Miamel confirmed that he had lost a female student in the hands of criminals.
“I was informed through a text message that one of my students was murdered in a public toilet. Kaipel is a first-year student and was on her semester break,” he said.
“It is a tragic death and those involved in the killing should face the law because we have lost an important person for the country.
“It is not good these days to see the respect for women and girls in the country is no longer existing and such killings should be condemned at all levels.”
Miamel, on behalf of the college and the governing council, extended their condolences to Kaipel’s family members for losing a daughter in the hands of brainless and senseless people.
Eastern End ACP Anton Billy said he was informed of the incident and had ordered Jiwaka police to come with a full report by today.
“She was attacked inside a public toilet in Banz after they demanded she surrender her mobile phone,” he said.