Police

Policeman, Among 4 Charged With Murder

Southern Highlands Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector Daniel Yangen, said Constable Mai Pale, the husband of the deceased, and three male teenagers are from Koroba in Hela Province.

PPC Yangen said all four suspects were informed of their Constitutional rights under section 42(2) of the PNG Constitution and placed in the police cell in Mendi.

“Live By Police Code Of Conduct”

Deputy Police Commissioner Special Operations, Donald Yamasombi told 155 graduating police reservists during the graduation held at the Correctional Services Training College in Bomana yesterday.

They were told to observe the police code of conduct and allow the Constitution to guide them as they commence as members of the reserve branch of the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).

Police kill man wielding knife at Paris station

The man attacked two police officers on patrol at the station, with a 30cm (12in) knife, police said.

An anti-police inscription was found on the man's knife, reports say. No police officers were injured in the incident, which occurred at about 07:00 local time (06:00 GMT) on Monday.

The authorities believe the incident was not terrorism-related.

"The police used their firearms, thus eliminating all danger, both for themselves and for travellers," Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin wrote in a tweet (in French).

Nigeria's Sharia police bulldoze four million bottles of beer in Kano

The bottles were crushed into the ground by bulldozers in the northern city of Kano in front of crowds cheering "Allahu Akbar" (God is Great).

The predominantly Muslim city is in one of several northern Nigerian states that prohibit alcohol under Sharia law.

The beers had been seized from trucks coming from the mainly Christian south, officials told AFP news agency.

Shariah police, known as Hisbah, frequently destroy confiscated alcohol and drugs but Wednesday's haul was one of the largest yet in an intensifying crackdown.

Police officers arrested

Madang Provincial Police Commander Acting Superintendent Mazuc Rubiang said one is Inspector Kevin Hombehoie, 39 from Waramaru in East Yangoru. Hombehoie is the Yangoru Rural Police Station Commander. The other is Sergeant Moses Pilai, 35 from Kumun Village in West Yangoru. Pilai is the Tangori Rural Police Station Commander. Both had travelled from Wewak to Madang by boat on Sunday January 16 2022, when Madang police caught up with them that same evening and arrested them.

Minape takes Lae Police to court

The matter goes before court on March 3, 2022.

The Owner of Money Talks Ltd was unhappy at the way police dealt with him over his properties, claiming they locked the gates to his properties, which is being used by at least 20 different firms.

Mr Minape said on December 13, 2021 when police locked his properties, these firms lost income that day. He has now taken out a court order restraining police from trespassing.

Solomons police overrun, Australia deploying support personnel

RNZ Pacific correspondent in Honiara, Elizabeth Osifelo, said exhausted police were overwhelmed as more people swarmed into town in defiance of a 36-hour lockdown.

Shops in Chinatown which had survived the earlier unrest were ransacked and burned. On the eastern side of town the Ranadi branch of Bank South Pacific was torched as was locally owned and operated hardware store, Island Enterprise.

Osifelo said police were doing everything they could to try and get control of the situation but they were outnumbered.

Protect ambulance service: Police

Lae metropolitan superintendent, Chris Kunyanban, made this statement after an ambulance crew was attacked at the Boinamo Gravel Road in the early hours of Thursday, the 28th of October.

The St John Ambulance in Lae has so far encountered two attacks in the space of two weeks.

On Thursday, members of the community verbally abused them and threatened to smash the ambulance as they believed that they were conducting vaccinations in the communities.

New reservists proudly march out

Initially, 120 applicants were registered under the police reservist program but only 100 managed to successfully complete the three-month course.

In the presence of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Northern Command, Peter Guinness, and Morobe Governor, Ginson Saonu, the reservists proudly paraded in their new uniforms and conducted their newly-learnt drills.

Laptops stolen from NBC Manus: Police

Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector David Yapu, said the suspects forced open the back door and gained entry into the office.

“Therein the culprits stole two Lenovo laptops, a hard drive, a grass cutter, a headphone and a small safe containing K800 for officers’ patrol allowance.

“Anyone selling laptops of similar brand or any stolen properties must be reported to the police as it is an offence to buy stolen goods.”

Police believe one of the escapees that broke out from the police cells on Sunday, July 18th, was involved in the incident.