Police in the National Capital District are looking for a male adult, Joe Moses, a resident of the Paga Hill settlement, in relation to a firearms complaint.
Complaints have been laid with police that Moses had on the night of May 28, discharged two shots from an unidentified firearm at a group of people on Paga Hill. Moses was brought in for questioning on May 29, but was reported to have escaped from police custody.
“We want to see the firearm and we want to know whether he has a licence or a permit to carry, said Commander of the NCD Beat Unit Senior Constable, Gene Punai.
Senior Constable Punai said a number of other charges upon him including resisting arrest, escaping from lawful custody and inciting a fight.
Moses is believed to be from the West New Britain Province. His known place of residence is the Paga Hill settlement and the University of Papua New Guinea. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact police.