Three PNG police sentenced over killing

12:42 pm on 2 July 2019

Three Papua New Guinea police officers who drunkenly shot and killed a man two years ago have been sentenced.

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Clive Nick Sitban was walking home from work in Kimbe when he was randomly shot by the officers.

The officer who fired the gun, Jack Pipilak, has been sentenced to life in prison, while the two accompanying officer, Hilary Someri and Blaise Watakapura, have been sentenced to 20 years with hard labour.