He said such arrests and detainment is uncalled for in a democratic country like PNG; it is unlawful and might lead to chaos in the country.
“Students should not be locked up in prison.”
Polye said the students were just practicing their rights to do awareness and inform their parents and the people of the nation about issues affecting the country.
“For the police to lock them up in cells is uncalled for and morally wrong.”
Polye is calling on Police Commissioner Gari Baki to direct his police commander in Wewak, East Sepik, to release the students.