Augustine Wampe

Nine escapees recaptured

The Morobe Provincial police commander, Chief Superintendent, Augustine Wampe has deployed five officers who are now on ground attending to criminal cases.

PPC Wampe said cases regarding murder and consumption of illicit spirits are common at the moment.

Meantime, Wampe said nine escapees were also apprehended recently.

Among the escapes were two men held in relation to murder charges with another held for rape, the six others who were apprehended are yet to be possessed.

 Wampe says that the escapees will be transferred to Lae by next week.


New vehicles for Bulolo police

In a low key ceremony at Mumeng government station yesterday (April 15), the vehicles and the houses were given to the police by the local MP and Deputy Opposition Leader, Sam Basil.

The Toyota Land Cruiser utes were for Bulolo, Wau and Mumeng.

When handing over the vehicles, Basil said presentation had been delayed as there weren’t enough funds to purchase them.