Buimo Correctional Services

Win-win for Lae

Low risk prisoners were enjoying the open air on Tuesday (July 28) whilst maintaining the Raun Wara area.

This partnership programme between the Lae City Authority (LCA) and the Buimo CIS was commended by Sergeant Marcus Wambuan.

Wambuan, as the overseer of the program, was accompanied by four of his colleagues as they took the 21 low risk prisoners out to continue the project of cleaning up and beautifying the city.

Escapee wounded, apprehended

Lae police report that he had escaped from Buimo Correctional Services and was apprehended, sent back only to escape again when he was transferred to Barawagi CS, Simbu.

“Police had been receiving telephone calls that there had been attempted armed hold up in the area. SRU 104 was on routine patrol when they came across the escapee, who was armed with a homemade gun,” police stated.

Police intervened where the suspect was shot in the leg and apprehended.