This is to ensure public safety, says Lae Metropolitan Superintendent, Anthony Wagambie Jnr.
Residents have been advised to take necessary precautions when moving about in the city.
More than 50 escapees from Buimo are still on the run following the jail break on Friday, May 12.
Exact details will be released by the Correctional Service to Police soon.
The names and locations of these escapees will be made known so the public can assist Police where possible.