Mobile Squad

Officers in 2 Fast Motors robbery acquitted

The cases against Samuel Turi, Arnold Zilong, Tuom Tutuk, Ronald Nelson, Carl Inoumba and Jeremiah Buigen were dismissed by Justice George Manuhu after the state failed to secure their witnesses, who are Chinese nationals, to appear in court.

The non-availability of state witnesses saw no evidence offered by the state when it closed its case at trial.

The trial was initially set in May to give time to round up witnesses however, that was not done.

Lae Police reports upsurge in stolen vehicles

Lae police boss Anthony Wagambie Jnr says that although these incidents have happened, police have moved fast to recover these stolen vehicles.

Wagambie Jnr  has issued a warning to all Lae motorists to be vigilant in places they are travelling in adding that a couple of suspects have been captured already.

“Most of the vehicles stolen have been done randomly by opportunist whilst some have been stolen to be used to commit other crimes in the city,” he said.

Mobile policemen fight odds to get uni degrees

You have to have nerves of steel especially if you are a mobile squad member to be called by your superiors at moment’s notice to go into some of the most difficult terrain to quell lawlessness such tribal fights.

For Mendi-based Mobile Squad 10 (MS 10) members, Sergeant Danny Yawiro (right) and Senior Constable Simon Rainje (left) to combine police work in such a tough environment and do university study is no easy feat.