The operation is initiated to crack down on the uprising alcohol related issues in communities in Kia District.
operation was jointly carried out by Buala Police in partnership with RAMSI.
Police Commander Gabriel Manelusi said community leaders in Kia area has raised
their concerns over the increase of alcohol related activities which triggers
Buala Police to carry out the operation.
Mr Manelusi said the operation also conducted
a house to house survey to find out whether uprising issues in the area was
caused by alcohol.
officers who are involve in the operation will interview individuals on the
the survey also aim to identify license holders who do not abide to the Isabel
Province liquor license law and will
report them to the license board to deal with them.
must make sure that license holders sell at the approved venue and hours."
Mr Manelusi pointed out that the operation
also targeted nine logging camps in the area.
has called upon community stakeholders in the area to assist police with the
He added the operation will be done in all districts in the province to make sure law and order in the province is respected.
By Jennifer Kakai
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