New Forensics Equipment Will Help Identify Criminals
The National Forensic Science Services has received vital finger printing equipment from the Australian Federal Police on Monday.
This equipment will help identify criminals in the country.
It is also in line with the Royal Papua New Guinea modernization program.
Chief of Police forensic science services Philip Rambaliku says this is a timely assistance by the Australian Federal Police.
He said though the police force is undergoing modernization but it is still not up to standard. Crime Scene investigations have been hampered due to lack of vital equipment’s.
He said the national government has allocated K3.1m to refurbish the National Forensic Science Services building. Construction is expected to begin soon.
Mr. Rambaliku says there is also a needed for a forensic data system. Currently, 1800 criminal records are in hard copy.