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Policeman convicted and fined K600 for unlawful discharge of firearm

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A policeman was convicted and ordered a court fine of K600.00 for unlawfully discharging a firearm.

Constable Walter Paijo attached to the Laloki Police Post was convicted by the Boroko District Court on February 11, 2019.

On December 2018, Constable Walter Paijo unlawfully discharged a high powered rifle at the Ilimo Elementary School, on the outskirts of Port Moresby.

A complaint was lodged with the Policing the Police Task Force Team (PPTFT) and he was arrested and charged under Section 59(2) of the Firearms Act Chapter 310.

 

Source: Papua New Guinea Royal Constabulary 

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