Infamous ‘white house’ raided

The infamous ‘white house’ in Port Moresby was raided by NCD police this morning.

Led by the NCD Superintendent Operations, Commander Michael Tilae, more than 50 cartons of assorted alcohol were confiscated.

Tilae told this newsroom that the raid was conducted in accordance with the breach of liquor sales regulations and also the Easter period liquor ban.

The ‘white house’ is a popular hangout for alcohol consumers and/or an afterparty spot for party goers in Port Moresby.

“There were people still in the premises when my team conducted the raid this morning at 7am,” Tilae said.

He stated the white house has been continuously breaching the laws and regulations of alcohol trading.

Three barmen were brought in to the station but were let go with a warning.

The owner of the premises was not present at the time of the raid however, the Supt Ops has put word out for the owner to come to the station by this afternoon or early tomorrow morning.

He stated that the owner will be charged and arrested on grounds of breaching liquor trading regulations.

Imelda Wavik