Suspected sorceress beaten up

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The National, Tuesday 16th April 2013


A WOMAN suspected of practising sorcery was beaten up by the relatives of a dead person in Port Moresby last Sunday, according to police.

National Capital District acting metropolitan 

commander Perou N’dranou said the woman was bashed up at the back of the Hohola Youth Centre in the nation’s capital.

Fortunately, police managed to save the woman from further beating with the assistance of her relatives.

N’dranou said the victim was taken to the Port Moresby General Hospital for treatment to her injuries sustained during the ordeal.

He urged people to respect the lives of other people.

He said the law was there to deal with those 

suspected of practising sorcery or other illegal activities.

Meanwhile, a daughter of a policeman living at Tasion Barracks was kidnapped at the gate of the police barracks last Sunday.

N’dranou said people in a vehicle parked at the gate forced the girl, aged 16, into the car and sped off.

He appealed to the public to have respect for women and girls in Port Moresby.

“We need to respect and protect our girls and women,” he said.