With the murder count now up to 22 in nine days, the question is being asked: Is government contemplating a state of emergency, given that it's done it before to reportedly manage murder rates.

National Security Minister, Gary Griffith, didn't take the option off the table when he spoke on TV6's Morning Edition.

But he didn't endorse an SOE either saying, ultimately, it is not his choice to make.

People Meter Question

Here are the results of tonight's People Meter. We asked: Do you believe the government will agree to further consultations on the Constitution Amendment, even at this late stage?

  • Yes
  • No