Robbery of PNG Air Sales office Alotau
PNG Air confirms that an armed robbery took place at its Alotau booking office on Monday 1 August.
PNG Air CEO Muralee Siva said “On Monday morning 3 female PNG Air staff members were held up by two men armed with a home-made pistol and bush knife at our booking office in Alotau. A small amount of cash was taken during the hold up. The 3 staff managed to barricade themselves in an office before being rescued by the police. We are grateful that no one was harmed during this incident and have been heartened by the many messages of support we have received from the local Milne Bay community. PNG Air is providing all necessary support for the affected staff including counselling.”
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