A Chinese family in Port Moresby were beheaded in what Police believe to be a pay back.
The dead includethe fther, mther,their son and a relative.
The killing took place at PoomoIndustry (PNG) Limited at Badili Koki.
The suspects enteredthe premises at around 8:40pm on Monday night armed with bush knives.
Locals atthe back ofthe shop were tlied up whilethe suspects killedthe shop owner, his wife, son and a relative.
The brther ofthe shop owner escaped death after locking himself inside his room.
Police forensic unit has downplayedthe possibility of an Asian organised killing since Chinese Triads won’t use bush knife but could be possible work of frustrated workers.
The lone Chinese survivor will be interrogated with a translator.
The ther twelve nationals have been taken to Beroko police station for questioning.