Police Commissioner David Manning has condemned the recent sorcery related violence and killings in the Enga province in relation to the death of Enga businessman Jacob Luke of Mapai Transport.
Nine women were rounded up and tortured over the death of the Engan businessman. Police in Enga intervened when news of the torture reached Wabag town. Unfortunately, police were only able to rescue five badly injured women who were tortured. Four died and were buried before police arrived.
Mr Manning said, “This barbaric, senseless and evil act is an insult to the memory of a great man from Enga. Jacob Luke was kind, honest, and a hard-working man who was against such evil acts.
“I have been assured by the Enga Provincial Commander that all who participated in the torture and murder will be arrested and charged. This evil act cannot continue and the police will take the strongest stand. We will not rest until every one who was involved in this evil act are arrested, charged and prosecuted,” Mr Manning said.