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Former Papua New Guinea Defence Force Commander Jerry Singirok has condemned the killing of a senior police officer allegedly by members of the defence force.
He took to social media this evening and also posted a photo of him and former commanders Peter Ilau and Ted Diro.
” As the duly appointed Secretary General of PNG Flag officer’s League on behalf of the former Commanders PNGDF, we condemn the killing of a senior police officer,” he said.
” We call on the Government of the day to step up the control of the PNGDF as we have noted a serious decline in morale and discipline.”
“We call for an independent inquiry in the command and Control of the PNGDF including aspect of unfair recruitment and management of public funds.”
“Failing that we can never recover from the current quagmire,” Singirok said.