Out in force

National

More than 10,000 officers from the Royal PNG Constabulary, PNG Defence Force and Correctional Services were deployed for election security operations this general election.
Police Commissioner Gari BakiĀ  had said that in terms of manpower, the police were supported by 500 defence personnel and 500 Correctional Services officers.
The pre-deployment of security personnel started on May 1, immediately after the closing of nominations.
Security personnel were deployed to various electorates to provide security during the polling and counting of ballot papers.

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