Governor calls for tougher policing in PNG
The Governor of East Sepik in Papua New Guinea, Allan Byrd, says policing has to be made more effective if the country is going to overcome a surge in violence.
He has spoken out recently about the need to curb the use of deadly catapults that are being used to fire barbed spears at people.
Byrd said there have been dozens of injuries and deaths in his province alone.
He said despite the financial pressures on the government re-establishing law and order has to be its priority.
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