Policemen arrested over Parliament rampage

Eleven policemen have been arrested and charged for being in possession of various items, believed to have been stolen from the National Parliament during the November 20th storming.

Police Commissioner Gari Baki said the Policing the Police Task Force Team received credible evidence and arranged a search warrant, which was granted by the District Court.

They then conducted the raid on November 24th.

The 11 policemen, all based in the National Capital District, were arrested, charged and locked up at the Boroko Police Station yesterday by the Policing the Police Task Force Team (PPTF).

In a statement, police said they were in possession of various items including water dispensers and water bottles, allegedly stolen from the National Parliament.

“Ten of the policemen are members of the RPNGC Police Band based at the Kila Barracks whilst the eleventh was a policeman based at the Badili Police Station.”

Commissioner Baki commended NCD Metropolitan Chief Superintendent Perou N'Dranou said the PPTF for their efforts.

“The investigation is ongoing and more policemen will be arrested for their involvement in the rampage, destruction and looting at the National Parliament,” stated Baki.

(After the raid at the Kila Barracks yesterday)

Press release