3 Oct 2012

Former PNG climate change office head guilty of murder

6:23 am on 3 October 2012

The former head of Papua New Guinea's Climate Change office, Dr Theo Yasause, has been found guilty of murder.

Yasause was found guilty of killing former rugby league player, Aquila Emil, near the Lamana hotel in Port Moresby in the early hours of Febuary the 4th last year.

The Post Courier reports that police say Yasause had an argument with Mr Emil and shot him at point blank range using a pistol.