On the 3rd of April 2018, a male teacher from Ialibu (SHP) was murdered gruesomely by chopping his neck separating it from the body. A group of men entered the school area, and after a tussle with those at the school, resorted this violent means causing the brutal death of the teacher. The headless /deceased body was left outside the school gate along the main Transgogol highway. The head was suspected to be taken by the group and is yet to be recovered. This incident has incited high tensions among the Madang Community against the influx of illegal settlers in the area which are predominantly from the Highlands. Alerts have been issued for precautions in the coming days for travelers along this portion of the highway, as retaliation attacks is expected.