“I encourage and want to see a transparent process take place,” says Lae metropolitan superintendent, Anthony Wagambie Jnr.
“Police will be providing security to a total of 116 polling teams comprising of 55 for Lae Open, 30 for Huon Gulf Urban and 31 for Nawaeb Urban.
“We have mobilised all available resources to be used in the polling period.”
Wagambie Jnr is discouraging disorderly behaviour at the polling booths.
“Any person or persons found to be disrupting or intimidating voters at the polling booth will be arrested,” he stresses.