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One Kokoda attack accused a juvenile

One of the two accused who were arrested and charged for the Kokoda Track attack of two tourists on Jan 11 will have his case handled by the Juvenile court in Port Moresby.

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Continuous rain wrecks Bena Bridge in EHP

Lae police intercept armed gang

The suspects were armed and travelling along the Cassowary Road when they were intercepted by a Rural CID Unit.

Lae Metropolitan Police Commander says that the unit tried to stop the Dark Blue Land Cruiser the  men were in but they sped into Admin Compound.

One of the man sitting off-side the driver came out of the car but managed to escape by swimming across the Bumbu river.

The other six suspect were shot by police after as they tried to escape on foot.

Lae police looking for child molester turned murderer

The matter which was only just reported to police in mid-January has received a lot of public feedback since PNG Loop broke the story.

Many readers called on parents to be more mindful of the type of people they expose their children too.

The victim aged 1 year 7 month died as a result of the injuries sustained during the ordeal that lasted from October 2015 to January 14th this year.

Dead body taken from foreign vessel

The ship namely MV Apostolos Kontantaras was en route to Australia from China when an accident occurred in board the vessel around on Thursday,  February 4.

Reports state that the ship was 260 miles off the coast from Wewak when the deceased of Filipino origin was on duty at the time and was hit by a pulley which he was using.

The pulley cracked and hit him in the head in this tragic accident.

The man was administered first aid but died of his injuries a short while after being struck.

New uniforms for Lae police

The Morobe Provincial Government will continue to assist police in the province, says Governor Kasiga Kelly Naru.

He said this on Thursday when making a uniform presentation to the Mobile Squad 13 based in Lae.

"We will continue to support the work of the police in the province. We have done that and we will continue to do that.

"We would like to see police providing the best service in the province," he said.

He said they have already provided vehicles to Lae City police and firearms and budgeted for both police and CS houses in the province.

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Promoted police challenged to prove worth

Lae Metropolitan Police Commander Anthony Wagambie junior made these remarks in light of new Police Promotions Board results being released.

Wagambie thanked the Police Commissioner and his two deputies for approving his promotion to the rank of Chief Superintendant as well.

He says that this is a motivating factor which has made him more motivated to do more for Lae, policing while at the same time he also challenged all the rank and file who were promoted to prove their worth with their promotions.

Lae police boss warns criminals

The Lae Metropolitan Police Commander Anthony Wagambie  issued the warning to all criminals that police in Lae are now stepping up operations.

He says that this step up in operations is to counter the high number of stolen motor vehicles and armed robberies within the city area.

Wagambie says that all police units in Lae have been on high alert for such troubles and will deal with anyone carrying out or attempting to commit armed robberies.

Armed robbery foiled in Lae

Lae Metropolitan Police Commander Anthony Wagambie tells PNG Loop that on December 29th  police received information that there was an armed robbery planned to take place at Theodist Lae.

Police took the tip and launched an operation to monitor the area.

Wagambie says the report verified that a Toyota Hilux single cab had been stolen from the main market and then taken straight to Theodist and parked outside with the would-be robbers inside.

Plain clothes police on the scene spotted  the vehicle and watched it and those inside.

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Driver attacked, takings stolen

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A Public Motor Vehicle (PMV) driver was attacked and the conductor was robbed of their takings over the weekend.

 

Soldiers in student killing case await bail decision

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Police chief warns Games reinforcements to stay off grog

Chief Superintendent Iven Lakatani gave the orders today after releasing his officers to Port Moresby tomorrow.

 

"I want all of you to refrain from drinking for the next 14 days. It is imperative that this is compulsory for us to concentrate on the game's duties and not to socialize while on duty," he said.

He said all he needs is complete commitment to the duty of providing security and nothing else. Other commitments are not to be entertained.

The Morobe police will be deployed tomorrow.