Shot dead by police, is PNG's notorious gang leader, Tommy Baker, the new Ned Kelly?

Tommy Baker had evaded police for almost a decade before he was shot dead by police in a confrontation in the capital of Milne Bay province, Alotau in December 2021.

“Some people see him as a Ned Kelly, Robin Hood kind of figure whereas other people are very critical about the violent nature of his crimes and are concerned about the impunity in which he and his gang have been able to go about their criminal activity,” Grant Walton told Mala Darmadi on ABC Pacific Beat.

7 January 2022

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