26 Jan 2021

PNG court nullifies appointment of police commissioner

From , 5:00 am on 26 January 2021

Papua New Guinea's Police Minister, William Onglo, says the government respects and will comply with all decisions of the Court after a ruling was made nullifying last year's appointment of David Manning as Commissioner of Police.

Mr Manning's appointment was ruled unlawful by Justice David Canning's on Friday.

Our senior reporter Johnny Blades has been following the story and joins me now Kia ora Johnny, so what is this ruling all about?

Police Commissioner, David Manning.

Police Commissioner, David Manning. Photo: PNG police