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Empower the Youths or face the ramification : From a Internal Security Perspective.

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by JOHN BRIA

Planet Shakers ' a gospel concert turn into a mob gathering as youths take absolute control and third night cancel for security reasons.

The aftermath outcome of the concert in NCD resulted in the news of rape, killing, assault, bag snatching, drunken brawl, harassment etc, etc, as neighbors within the vicinity hear nothing but 'gun shots and, tear gas.

What does it tell us?

This picture itself tells a thousand stories of the grim reality of the potential looming danger of PNG's internal security which also has the potential to ignite national security threats.

It is estimated about 85% of PNG's population are made up of youths between the ages of 15-45 years of age and this is the most active age group.

In PNG, in metropolitan cities Port Moresby, Lae and Mt Hagen, there is widespread social disorder like crime and prostitution associated with socioeconomic factors like unemployment, school drop outs, rural urban drifts etc.

It's now public knowledge,…