6 Jan 2009

Rocket launcher, grenades seized on PNG flight

5:26 pm on 6 January 2009

A rocket launcher and nine grenades have been found in the luggage of a man travelling on a domestic flight in Papua New Guinea.

The National newspaper reported on Tuesday that he is being questioned at the Mt Hagen police station.

Police also discovered a scope that is believed to be part of the rocket launcher.

The man had arrived on a flight from the south coast Gulf Province.