Police Operations

Joint Security forces on alert

Consisting of 300 members of the PNGDF and 200 members of the RPNGC, operations began yesterday evening.

Interim ACP for NCD/Central Peter Guinness said in yesterday’s media conference that the operation will involve roadblocks within the city and the Parliament House precinct.

“The Police Operations will be in the inner parameters of the Parliament House which include the Wagani Courthouse and Sir John Guise Stadium.

“The outer parameter will be controlled by the PNGDF personnel.

Central Police launch E’Verele festive operations

The Operation code, ' E’Verele’ meaning happiness, is given to ensure the community in Central Province enjoys a trouble-free festive season.

Central Province Police officers took part in a parade to commemorate the launching of the operation. 

Central Provincial Commander Chief Inspector Laimo Asi, said the operation gets underway this evening and for the next 14 days. It will cease on January 14th, 2024.

Asi said police officers will be dispatched to all Central LLGs to implement the exercise, including roadblocks and security checks.

Police Launch Festive Operation in South Bougainville

Inspector John Popui, Commander of Buin Police Station, stressed the importance of adhering to traffic rules, particularly for vehicle owners and drivers.

Police checks have been implemented as part of the operation, leading to a full Buin police lockup unable to accommodate more lawbreakers.

Inspector Popui urgently called on vehicle owners to verify the registration and roadworthiness of their vehicles before hitting the public roads.

Police to begin festive operation

NCD Metropolitan Superintendent Silva Sika said early police operation into the festive season will ensure that the city is safe for public to move freely prior to the festive season.  

He said due to increased reports of motor vehicle incidents, police will start conducting roadblocks this week.

“We are organising with our traffic NCD to start roadblock day and night to ensure we reduce moto vehicle related accidents,” he said.

Police operation will continue: Maru

"We have a police operation that is on because of killings and lawlessness in the district. Mobile Squad 15 (MS15) where brought over from Wau-Bulolo in Morobe and they are now in the district. So far, they are doing a very good job. Crime has gone down because of their presence. I want to thank MS15 and the Police Commissioner for approving their coming. 

Maru says the Yangoru-Saussia DDA will cooperate with them and support them in every way they can to make sure the operation continues. 

Tondop reinstated

Commissioner Manning was in Mt Hagen to assess the highlands region security preparations for the 2022 National General Election. Mr Manning said the reinstatement of Mr Tondop is in the best interest of the Constabulary and the nation during this time that needs good leadership and stability. 

“We have a duty to serve the people and it needs a collective effort from all of us. Therefore, I want to officially announce that Mr Tondop is now reinstated as the Deputy Commander Highland Eastern-end.

H'lands security preparations satisfactory

Commissioner Manning made these remarks during his official visit to Mt Hagen Western Highlands last week to inspect and ascertain the establishment of the joint security forces operation forward base at the Kimininga Police Barracks.

Mr Manning, when receiving reports from Divisional Commander Highlands Eastern-end Assistant Commissioner Rigga Neggi, commended police officers for initiating and commencing pre-election awareness and operations despite resource issues. 

Illegal ammunition found in Government vehicle

The suspect has been held with charges of possession of live ammunition and misuse of government vehicle during a road check in the nation’s capital.

The man in his late 30’s from Kompiam in the Enga province, was intercepted on New Year’s Eve by police personnel at the ATS Oro block area.

The police pulled over the man after they spotted him to be under the heavy influence of alcohol and discovered the 5 boxes of 9mm 50 rounds.

A summary of NY security operations in Pom

Road blocks and police check points were set up by police right across the city’s major peak zones.

Speaking to this newsroom, officers on duty said they noted a smooth check and pass for most vehicles in and around the Port Moresby North East electorate.

The same was reported for Badili and the Town in the Port Moresby South electorate.

Pom residents warned to behave: Police

Police have passed on a very important message for residents to welcome the New Year responsibly.

In a briefing this morning with the NCD Metropolitan Superintendent, Perou N’dranou and his senior officers, Port Moresby residents have been warned to refrain from intolerable behaviors that will put them in trouble with the law.

NCD Police boss said for the residents to continue to behave and celebrate the same way they did during the Christmas period.