Mobile Squad urged to be neutral

Lae police personnel, who will be deployed to Eastern Highlands for the National Elections, have been urged to be neutral in their conduct.

The Morobe-based Mobile Squad 13 will boost manpower for Eastern Highlands police during the remaining campaign period till the end of counting. 

Lae Metropolitan Superintendent, Anthony Wagambie Jnr, in farewelling his Mobile Squad unit, issued a warning not to be lured by intending candidates, not to provide unauthorised escorts for candidates, and generally to ensure the people of EHP enjoy a free, fair and safe elections.

"You are being sent from Lae, and will be heavily depended on by EHP Police to provide the firepower and support needed in volatile situations during the elections in that province,” Wagambie Jnr said during the farewell ceremony yesterday.  

He urged the MS unit to uphold the discipline and professional approach they have been exercising in Lae and work to win the people's trust. 

Wagambie Jnr said the Sector Response Unit is well equipped to fill the role of the departing Mobile Squad 13. 

Charles Yapumi