West New Britain provincial police commander

Officers in 15yo’s assault to be suspended

West New Britain provincial police commander, John Midi, stated this in a media statement released by the RPNGC today.

PPC Midi said the incident happened three weeks ago, but he was made aware of it after amateur footage of the actual beating surfaced on social media.

The officers who beat the teenager at Bali Bridge in Kimbe are attached with the Airborne Tactical Unit based in Port Moresby.

They were part of a team of police personnel sent to Kimbe to assist local police deal with escalating law and order issues.