The National Court in Waigani yesterday dropped restraining orders by Paul Paraka Lawyers againstthe investigation by Task Force Sweep intothe K70 million paid bythe Finance office.
Justice Ere Kariko handed downthe decision stating Paraka Lawyers had violated court proceedings.
Moses Murray from Murray Lawyers spoke on behalf ofthe defendant Sam Koim saying, investigation bythe Task Force Sweep will continue without futher interference.
“Afterthe decision, police can continue to dotheir work as freely asthey should underthe Section 5 of Police Act and of coursethe Constitution Section 197,” said Mr. Murray. “Mr. Koim beingthe head ofthe investigating team has been given OK bythe court asthe head ofthe investigation team “Sweep Task Force Team.” “Mr. Koim will continue to proceed in assistingthe team in collating, assessing and reviewing evidence for purposes ofthe police to lay appropriate charges ifthey find that Paul Paraka is guilty of any criminal doings.”
Caption: Moses Murray from Murray Lawyers representing Sam Koim (Task Force Sweep Team).
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