Police: Peaceful celebrations in Manus

The people of Manus celebrated the 43rd Independence Anniversary peacefully without any major incidents reported.

Provincial Police Commander, chief inspector David Yapu, said the main celebrations were staged at Independence Park in Lorengau town with flag raising by PNGDF HMPNGS Tarangau in the morning and lowering of the flag in the afternoon.

The Governor of Manus, Charlie Benjamin, who was the guest speaker, delivered a keynote address on the occasion of the 43rd Independence Anniversary to the people of Manus.

Yapu said the Police were out in full force to ensure the celebrations were staged peacefully and orderly.

Yapu thanked the people of Manus for celebrating the 43rd Independence Anniversary peacefully in their own Manus Way and wanted to see such kind of behaviour to continue in future.


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