Peter Nupiri

Nupiri cleared of charges

In October 2022, Police confirmed the arrest of the unsuccessful candidate for the Southern Highlands Regional Seat, Peter Nupiri with charges over allegations of election related crimes.

Nupiri from Olea village, Mendi, Southern Highlands was said to have communicated with individuals to destroy about 200 ballot boxes that were stored at the police station in Mendi.

Nupiri Refutes Allegations

Mr Nupiri says he has no comments to make in relation to the recent arrest and charging of Ms Blacklock as the matter might now be before the Committal Court, suffice to state at the outset that he denies any wrongdoing against the interest of PNG Power and the State.