8 Feb 2024

Senior PNG official allegedly linked to woman involved in drug flights

From , 6:00 am on 8 February 2024
Police have seized more than 44kg of methamphetamine in searches across Auckland.

Photo: Supplied / Police

Papua New Guinea has replaced its Chief Migration Officer after Stanis Hulahau was linked to Mei Lin, who has become notorious after her arrest in Brisbane over her alleged involvement in the illegal transport of vast quantities of methamphetamine from PNG to Australia.

Mei Lin had a large number of business operations and Mr Hulahau was allegedly linked to one of her companies that t operated the Manus Island detention centre. 

Our PNG correspondent Scott Waide spoke with RNZ Pacific's Don Wiseman about the developments.