Police hunt for Constable who disappeared with Expatriates fine money

PNG Police on the Hunter. photo AFP
POLICE in Port Moresby are looking for an officer who allegedly obtained money from expatriates as “fines” but never returned to the station.
Metropolitan Superintendent Andy Bawa said the police constable based at the Hohola police station went missing after taking K2000 from Chinese expatriates.
Bawa urged the officer to return to the station so that a proper investigation can be conducted on what he allegedly did.
Bawa said the officer was originally from Hela was on duty in Port Moresby when the offence was committed.
He urged the officer to report to work so that an internal investigation could be conducted.
“The constable stopped the Chinese on the road and took more than K2,000 as fines. The incident happened two months ago.
“He was called by the CID (Criminal Investigations Division) for an interview, but never turned up and went into hiding.
“Come and clear yourself. Report to Hohola police station so allegations against you are investigated.”
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