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PNG's Eastern Highlands Capital Goroka remains Tense following murder of the Country's Ports CEO

 The situation in Goroka is tense at the moment following the murder of late Chief Executive Officer of PNG Ports Corporation, Late Mr Fego Kiniafa. 

The tribesmen of the Late Fego Kiniafa took to the streets of Goroka this morning to show their frustration, armed with Bush knives, following the murder of one of their elite son.

The tribesmen even burnt down a few houses. 

Police on the ground are doing their best to manage the situation while all businesses are closed for safety reasons. 

Eastern Highlands Provincial Police Commander Michael Welly said police investigations are underway. 

Meanwhile, the PNG Ports Corporation Limited Board have released a statement on the appointment of Mr Rodney Begley as Acting CEO of the State-Owned Enterprise. 

PNG Ports Board Chairman Kepas Wali, in a statement says the acting-appointment of Mr Begley comes following the passing of the late Fego Kiniafa who was reported to have been murdered in Goroka on Saturday. 

Mr Wali says the matter is now in the hands of police who are currently doing the investigations on the killing of Mr Kiniafa. 

On behalf of PNG Ports, he passed his sincere condolences to the family of Late  Fego Kiniafa.

FM 100 / PNG Today

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