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Acting Lands secretary clarifies K6,000 allowance

The acting Secretary for Department of Lands & Physical Planning, Mr Luther Sipison has today clarified that the Lands Department never paid bribes of K6000 to investigating officer and police prosecutor.
According to Mr Sipison, the amount of K6000 was not a bribe, rather it was official travel allowances paid by the Lands Department to the 17 officers comprising of 6 police officers, department of lands officers and department of PM&NEC officers who were involved in an investigating team to carry out investigation throughout the country on dubious land compensation and fraudulent payments made by former Secretary Romily Kilapat to land groups throughout the country..
Mr Sipison clarified that there is no fishy deal as to how these officers received these payments and also mention that the Police Commissioner had written a letter to him on the 16th of March granting the release of 6 of its officers to be part of the investigative team. PNGFM

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