9-mile cemetery

Illegal Developments Within Graveyard

City Manager, Bernard Kipit has warned the individuals who are illegally encroaching and putting up properties within the perimeters of the 9-Mile cemetery.

He said illegal settlers and offenders are punishable under the law. Mr Kipit said the 80 hectares of (portion 884) was designated as public cemetery under the Cemeteries Act of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and relevant laws. 

There has been an increasing number of unauthorized individuals using the cemetery access road for entry into the settlement and doing illegal developments.