PM and ministers could be in Court again
|Bulolo MP, Sam Basil|
Bulolo MP Sam Basil announced that he would be taking the Government to court over discriminatory handling of DSIP funds. He said:
For the benefit of the people of Bulolo District who had paid the prize for the role I have played as Deputy Opposition Leader to defend the people of PNG, I am taking the Government to court and I name James Marape, Don Polye, Charles Abel, Peter O’Neill, Ken Ngangan, Dairy Vele, Juliana Kubak, Paul Sai, Manezupe Zurenouc and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea as first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth respondents.Mr Basil said his people have suffered setbacks in the delivery of basic services as a direct result of discriminatory and politically motivated delay tactics employed by the Government.
The Opposition MP said Jerewai Lawyers have filed legal documents with the Supreme Court on January 7 and he is waiting for Court to fix a date for the hearing.
Meanwhile, other Opposition MPs are expected to follow suite and file similar cases against the Government.