Eastern Highland Provincial Police Commander

Police now stationed at Kainantu Gold Mine

Eastern Highland Provincial Police Commander, Alex N’Drasal, told Loop PNG that two units from the Mobile Squad 15 have been deployed to the site following the incident last Thursday.

It is alleged that the landowners went on a rampage at the mine site over outstanding landowner issues, one of which includes royalties.

N’Drasal said the situation has been contained with police presence ensuring normalcy in the area.