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COMMISSIONER GARI BAKI’S DIRECTIVE TO MONITOR ALL WARRANT OF ARRESTS

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by MICHAEL J. PASSINGAN

In a Minute dated 30/07/2015, controversial Police Commissioner Gari Baki wrote to his controversial Acting Deputy Commissioner Raphael Huafolo with the following contents:
“This is to reiterate my previous instruction to the National Fraud Squad Anti-Corruption Directorate.
No more Warrants of Arrests are to be obtained direct from the Courts.
All requests for Warrants of Arrest by Police are to be referred to you for vetting and approval prior to referral to the Courts.
Bring this to the notice of NFACD. Breaches will result in departmental action taken against officer concerned.”


This minute is believed to have been circulated to all the Police throughout the country as there are fraud and corruption divisions and officers in all the provinces.

PNG Blogs approached a prominent lawyer who has been practising law since the early 1990s and the lawyer bluntly said “unconstitutional and corruption at the highest level.”The lawyer said “apart from the cu…

O'NIELL SACKS TWO DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING HIM

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TWO SENIOR DETECTIVES INVOLVED IN PM’S ARREST WARRANT TERMINATED:


Two veterans of the Police Force have been unceremoniously terminated in circumstances not isolated to the current cases pending in court relating to the Arrest Warrant against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.
Chief Inspector Timothy Gitua and Assistant Commissioner of Police Thomas Eluh who are two of the officers at the forefront of the investigations against PM O’Neill had been terminated. These are two officers who have been serving the Royal Constabulary with distinction for many years.

“We believe that the two officers had been vindictively penalised by the Commissioner of Police and his deputy.” We have reason to believe that this decision, though not surprising, is not an isolated act but one that, in the whole scheme of things, is tailored and coordinated to frustrate and defeat the pending court cases against the PM. Although we do not question the Commissioner’s powers to take disciplinary actions, w…