18 Oct 2010

PNG bans tints in police cars

2:15 pm on 18 October 2010

Papua New Guinea's Commissioner of Police, Gari Baki, has ordered the immediate removal of all tints from police vehicles.

He has further directed that in the interest of transparency and accountability all police vehicles including those of the Criminal Investigation Division to be issued and fitted with government number plates.

The Commissioner has stated that disciplinary action will be taken against any officer who fails to carry out directives by the set date.

He said it was time the police were held accountable to the people whom we have sworn an oath to protect and serve.