Gary Baki

Baki to discuss future of asylum seekers

Baki said if the Regional Processing Centre is not shut down soon, as ordered by the Supreme Court, there may be serious law and order implications for Manus.

His comment follows the death of 28-year-old Iranian, Hamed Shamshiripou, who was found hanging from the branch of a tree at East Lorengau.

Currently the body is at the morgue at International Medical Health Service Centre (IMHS) at the Manus Regional Processing Centre. A full autopsy is expected to be carried out soon.

RPNGC to host ceremonial parade for Somare

The RPNGC farewell program was planned earlier on during Sir Michael’s departure in parliament, but has been adjourned due to the busy schedule of the Grand Chief.

Commissioner of Police, Gary Baki confirms that the program will commence at 2pm.

The ceremonial farewell parade will be a thank you farewell for the Grand Chief’s service.

Members of the public are invited to join to farewell the Grand Chief as well.

Police recruits graduate from Bomana Police training college

The first batch of recruit totalled 242 which consist of 46 women and 196 male.

Present to officiate at the recruits passing out was the Commissioner for Police, Gary Baki.

Commissioner Baki stressed to the recruits that life in the Police force is going to be different, tough and challenging.

He encouraged the recruits to be strong, forgo bad habits and embrace positive change in their professional lives so as to fulfil the fundamental objective of being a law enforcement officer.

All must complete the course: Baki

"I do not want any one of you to be discharged earlier than expected. We have gone through a stringent process of screening our candidates and you were selected on merit and must make the most of it," Commissioner Baki said.

He asked the cadet officers including two women to make the most of it while undergoing their training at Igam Academy.

He said they will be relying on their input after they completed their 18 month course at the JSC and another six months course with other cadet officers back at Bomana School of Excellence.

Top cop talks of senior police ‘insubordination’

The Commissioner made this announcement this afternoon as a result of what he termed as a strong perception that the directorate was heavily politicised and not impartial in their investigations.

Baki questioned why there was no briefing given by the directorate to his office on cases such as the recent warrant of arrest for Finance Secretary Dairi Vele.

He says the conduct of NFACD director, Chief Superintendent Mathew Damaru and Chief Inspector Timothy Gitua, had undermined the integrity of the office of the Commissioner.