Police internal affairs

Statements from HB raid being analysed

On October 11, the Police Internal Affairs Office in NCD started investigations into the Hanuabada destruction allegedly caused by policemen under the influence of alcohol.

Director for Internal Affairs, Robert Ali, says they have collected statements and will work out whether there is any accountability on the part of the officers.

Ali said investigations are ongoing and Internal Affairs is working around the clock to find the suspected officers involved.

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Police internal affairs need to be vigilant: Turi

Discipline of police officers needs to be swiftly carried out to serve as an example to others.

Police internal affairs need to be vigilant: Turi

NCD metropolitan superintendent, Ben Turi, highlighted the need for police internal affairs to be more vigilant in the charging and dispensing of disciplinary actions.

He says even though many police officers have been charged for ill-discipline, results are rarely seen.

“Since 2015 and early 2016, we charged people but we haven’t seen the result of these charges.

“We charge people from Boroko, the charges are brought down to Badili and they go through the charges then make a decision based on the charges.”