Madang Police

Mother delivers baby in police car

A pregnant mother who was turned away at Modilon Hospital in Madang, gave birth inside a police vehicle, while being assisted to Yagaum Hospital.

Yesterday morning, First Constable Alfred Kamba, who was on duty travel to Madang, was flagged down by members of the public to help the woman in labour. Merian Ismael from Tapen Village in
Rai Coast, was at the bus stop with relatives trying to catch a bus to Yagaum.

According to Kamba, while he was driving Merian and her relatives to Yagaum, she delivered the baby in the back of the car.

Robbery Suspect Captured

The suspect had been in hiding since. It was alleged that during the robbery, the shop Manager of Chinese origin, as well as shop employees, were held up at gunpoint and an undisclosed amount of money stolen from the shop.

Madang Police say the suspect was named According to police some suspects had been

Drug smuggler escapes, marijuana seized

Provincial Police Commander, Superintendent David Seine Jr confirmed that the police officers from the Madang Water Police section retrieved the marijuana after all the vehicles had left the checkpoint area. He said the marijuana weighed about 50 kilograms. 

PPC Seine Jr said since the set-up of the checkpoint many drug offenders had been arrested and convicted, and are now serving their jail terms. 

Injured passengers saved

According to the police officer, the mothers were traveling back to Chimbu Province from Madang with their betelnut bags loaded on the truck to sell for their children's school fees.

The police officer (named) stated that some of the mothers injured said they were looking for school fee money and had decided to travel to Madang to buy betelnut to sell in Chimbu. 

The police officers further stated that the vehicle had encountered a mechanical fault while climbing the mountain and went off the road. 

Beon jail escapees recaptured

Madang Provincial Police Commander, Superintendent David Seine Jr said according to a police brief, Mulida Juda and Chris Imukali were arrested and charged by police with willful murder by Madang police. 

He said Juda is a convicted prisoner who was jailed for nine years for willful murder, while Imukali was also charged for willful murder and was waiting for his court dates when he escaped. 

PPC Seine Jr said Juda escaped in 2013 during a mess break out and was on the run until he was recaptured recently. 

Madang quiet throughout festivities

According to police situation briefs, police officers in Madang town and the rural commands like Bogia, Walium, Saidor, Dylup, and Ileg were generally quiet except for drunkards who disturbed the peace.

The matter was dealt with at the community level without police assistance.

Madang police arrest murder suspect

Provincial Police Commander Superintendent David Seine Jr said one of the suspects was arrested on the same day, while the other who is alleged to be the main suspect was on the run until his apprehension by the police officers from Walium. 

PPC Seine Jr said according to a police brief, it was alleged that the deceased identified as Newman James adult male from Waput village was at Naru to organise a soccer tournament when he was stabbed to death. 

Madang police begin festive season operations

According to Provincial Police, Commander, Superintendent David Seine Jr the police units have been grouped in teams and will report to their respective bosses during their operation.
He said they will be working in shifts to make sure that police presence is felt 24/7 in the province. 

PPC Seine Jr is pleased with what the Taskforce Team did yesterday, where they conducted a mini raid at Morelang near RSL Market and caught three suspects involved in producing homebrew. 
He said the suspects escaped and their homebrewing implements were confiscated. 

Madang police kicks off festive season operation

Madang Provincial Police Commander, Superintendent David Seine Jr addressed police officers in Madang town police station in a parade. He called on his officers to work ethically and professionally during the festive season operation. 

PPC Seine Jr who was in the provinces for the last 14 days was pleased with how the police officers had been working. He had witnessed good responses from police regarding a recent robbery. 

With that, PPC Seine Jr told officers and the MS officers to maintain their good work during the festive season operation. 

Policeman wounded in shootout

The incident happened at Asas One Lane Bridge along the Bruce Jepchot Highway in Ramu, Madang Province. 

Assistant Commissioner of Police Northern Command, Peter Guinness confirmed that one of the armed criminals was killed during the shootout while the others sustained injuries. 

ACP Guinness said that the police officers from Northern Mobile Group headquarters and the MS 13 officers were travelling in a convoy to Madang when the incident happened.