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By Staff Reporter : PNG Today

PM O’Neill Warns Vandalist

The Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, has warned people involved in the sabotage of telecommunications cables in Papua New Guinea will face the full force of the law.

PM O’Neill further warned that any individuals involved in inspiring the vandalism of cables will also be subject to criminal prosecution. “It has become apparent that known individuals are believed to be involved in inspiring vandal attacks that have severed communications lines. "People who have been manipulating individuals to damage telecommunications cables should be ashamed of themselves and had better come to terms with their position.” The Prime Minister said it is almost incomprehensible that in the modern world that people would engage in such behavior than can cause difficulty for so many people. “These acts are designed to deliberately cripple communications lines and that affect hundreds of thousands of people, and prevent a number of businesses from functioning properly. “Telecommunications is an essential service in the modern world, so people who deliberately sabotage lines of communications will be subject to serious punishment. “I am calling on the Commissioner of Police to establish a team to fully investigate the vandalism, that is a criminal act, and for those responsible must to be held accountable for their acts.” The Prime Minister called for people with information on the vandalism to come forward to police and report what they know

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