15 Feb 2019

Investigation into missing PNG scientists closed

From , 4:04 pm on 15 February 2019

Papua New Guinea police have closed an investigation into the disappearance of five scientists in August 2011.

The scientists were undertaking research for the Institute of Medical Research when they went missing, last seen off the coast of West New Britain province.

Despite numerous searches, little trace of them has been found.

Melvin Levongo reports.

PNG Police Commissioner, Gary Baki.

PNG Police Commissioner, Gary Baki. Photo: EMTV