Police Headquarter payroll scandal

One more charged over police payroll fraud

Peter Kone aged 29 of Erave, Southern highlands province, was charged with two counts of conspiracy to defraud the state under section 407 (1), (b) of the Criminal Code Act, 1974. 

This is the third arrest so far by detectives investigating allegations of massive fraud reported at the payroll section of Police Headquarters.

A man and his wife both identified as Christopher Chapau and Rhonda Kerea were arrested in Manus province on February 16 for their alleged involvement in a similar police payroll fraud case.