The National, Friday July 27th, 2012
By FRANKIY KAPIN
NEW Ireland provincial government, administration and police force officials farewelled police commander Supt Richard Mulou at his funeral service on Wednesday evening in Kavieng.
Mulou, from Pak Island, Manus, died last Sunday at the Kavieng General Hospital, aged 51.
He is survived by sons Eddie, 16 and Junior Richard, 14.
Acting Kavieng police station commander Oena Afeke said Mulou’s body left early yesterday for Port Moresby, where it was received by officers from police headquarters.
His body leaves for Pak Island, Manus today for burial.At his funeral service at the Melton Seventh-Day Adventist church, law and order committe acting chief executive officer Bill Peruan said the first thing Mulou established in the province was making sure he was received in a church.“He has dutifully served three decades of public service to the government and his death is a loss to the New Guinea Islands region,” he said.Deputy provincial administrator Veronica Jigede said there was sure to be a legacy that Mulou left for the police force in the province.
“The late Richard Mulou could have done so much, so much for the force in the province and we are saddened at this untimely loss,” she said.