Three men apprehended in Lae
|armed men arrested in Lae|
Three armed men were apprehended by Lae police over the weekend. The SRU 101 night shift members were on routine patrol early this morning (4am) when they came across three young men acting suspiciously along Casowary Road.
They were searched and found to have in their possession house breaking implements as well as a homemade gun loaded with a 5.56 calibre bullet.
The suspects from East Sepik, Butibam village Lae and Finchaffen, Morobe respectively.
They have been formally arrested and charged.
Casowary Road has had its fair share of Break and Enter stealing in recent times, where criminals Cross over from the Bumbu River.
One of the suspects resides at Banana Block while the other two claim to live at Butibam.