Fiji Time: 10:42 PM on Sunday 23 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Judge Madigan finds Chaudhry guilty

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Friday, April 04, 2014

Update: 3:47PM THE High Court in Suva convicted former prime minister Mahendra Chaudhry some three hours after assessors returned with a unanimous guilty opinion.

Justice Paul Madigan said the offence under the Exchange Control Act was one of strict liability and the offence was proved after facts were admitted in court.

He said Chaudhry was a resident of Fiji, he had monies in foreign currency abroad and that they were with an unauthorised dealer.

Chaudhry was granted bail until sentence is given. Mitigation and sentence submission will take place on May 1.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63190.6129
JPY 56.703853.7038
GBP 0.38510.3771
EUR 0.43100.4190
NZD 0.68430.6513
AUD 0.63360.6086
USD 0.50330.4863

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, July, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Police detain chief
  2. Ovalau school makes Deans rugby finals
  3. Village has own brand
  4. Travel is a struggle
  5. West festival raises awareness on climate change
  6. Faith-based impact
  7. Improve skills and accuracy
  8. Ministry awaits full results of WHO probe
  9. Climate threat not new
  10. Rehabilitation works finish

Top Stories this Week

  1. Cane field murder Tuesday (18 Jul)
  2. Body of baby found in Nabua Wednesday (19 Jul)
  3. Journals from the UK Friday (21 Jul)
  4. No threat, says RFMF Monday (17 Jul)
  5. Former soldier seeks forgiveness Tuesday (18 Jul)
  6. Mother and children perish in fire Thursday (20 Jul)
  7. Space to share Thursday (20 Jul)
  8. $30m absence Monday (17 Jul)
  9. Baber hunts for speedsters Friday (21 Jul)
  10. Radradra in for RLWC Tuesday (18 Jul)