Police investigating counterfeit money post

They were alerted after the post went viral early this week, claiming that police in Vanimo intercepted a shipment of counterfeit K100 notes at the Indonesian border.

However, Sandaun provincial police commander, Superintendent Robert Gesa, told Loop PNG that they have not intercepted nor come across any money yet.

“We do not have any money in our possession, we don’t have a police report on it on our station OB (occurrence book) or even on our crime register,” said the PPC.

Sandaun leaders urged to support petroleum project

Chairman of Sandaun Petroleum Energy Development Limited (SPEDL) and landowner Florian Sarwap made the call recently.

Sarwap in a statement said this project, which was initiated in line with the Government’s Vision 2050 Plan will be jointly developed by Landowner Company “Sandaun Petroleum Energy Development Limited” in partnership with an Investor Company-Yongzheng Financial Holding Company Limited of Hong Kong and China.

West Sepik set to go back to the regional polls

Speaking with Loop PNG the Sandaun police commander Robert Gesa says that while the polling was deferred due to allowance issues for his personnel, the officers  were now set to go.

Gesa says that there are also 6 officers including the Momase Divisional commander Nema Mondiai who are ready  to assist with the operations.

Meantime the 40 officers from Wewak  committed from Wewak will come in to provide  support to Nuku, Lumi and Aitapei.


West Sepik police ready for voting

According to the West Sepik police commander Robert Gesa, his 397 police officers have all been briefed and are set to carry out their tasks at the polling sites and alongside the polling teams.

Gesa says that all 6 commanding officers engaged have also handed down their supplementary orders to their units ahead of the deployment.

He tells PNG Loop that despite the halt in the polling times from the 11th of July to today, his men are ready to carry out their duties.