12 Jan 2012

Six alleged sorcery killings in PNG's West Sepik

7:03 pm on 12 January 2012

Reports from Papua New Guinea say six people have been killed in a remote part of West Sepik Province after being accused of sorcery.

The Post Courier newspaper says police have sent investigators into the Telefonim area.

A man claimed to have witnessed the killing of his brother by the accusers, who did so in the presence of policemen.

One of the six reportedly killed is a high school student.