17 Jan 2008

Kiribati police arrest two men following weekend murder

6:44 pm on 17 January 2008

Kiribati police have arrested two men suspected to be involved in the murder of a 34 year old man last weekend.

Assistant superintendent, Katimaran Tewear, says the body was found without a head, and mutiple knife wounds.

He says the man was drinking in the capital Tarawa on Saturday, but it is not known what motive the killing may have.

"IN:......We have murder cases, but this one is very interesting because they cut off the head of the man and that's very strange because that's not a normal thing to happen here."


Katimaran Tewear says the men are yet to be formally charged.