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Bail for officers on bribery charges

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Saturday, February 22, 2014

TWO police officers charged with bribery were granted bail by the Suva Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Police Constable Sanita Laqerenise and Corporal Ilisoni Tadau are each charged with two counts of bribery.

According to the FICAC charges, the two allegedly took $500 from a man in exchange for not taking him into custody.

In court the two were relayed the charges and their legal rights explained to them.

FICAC prosecution told the court they would need time to serve the two with full disclosures.

The court was also informed they would not object to bail.

Mr Laqerenise and Mr Tadau had sureties present in court to whom FICAC did not object.

Mr Laqerenise was told he was being bailed on a $2000 surety bail, warned not to interfere with witnesses, not to apply for any travel documents, not to re-offend, not to change residential address and report every Monday to the FICAC office.

Mr Tadau had similar bail conditions except he is to report to FICAC office every Friday.








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