Fiji Time: 4:56 PM on Thursday 30 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Dakuidreketi presents character witnesses

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Update: 1:34PM FORMER then-Native Land Trust Board general manager Kalivati Bakani and former NLTB chairman Keni Dakuidreketi will be sentenced this Friday by the High Court in Suva.

Dakuidreketis lawyer Queens Counsel Wylie Clarke presented four character witnesses who said the businessman was a man of integrity and someone whose life taught a lesson to others on how to work hard and become successful.

Bakani and Dakuidreketi were convicted of five counts abuse of office each. They were found guilty of facilitating extinct mataqaIi funds and government grants for to finance Pacific Connex, a software company that belonged to businessman Ballu Khan, through Vanua Development Corporation Limited (VDCL), a limited liability company of the then-NLTB.

 








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 0.63220.6132
JPY 50.597447.5974
GBP 0.36260.3546
EUR 0.43850.4265
NZD 0.69540.6624
AUD 0.66050.6355
USD 0.48740.4704

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Prayer for a spouse
  2. Ready, waiting
  3. Family mourns loss
  4. FNPF members to receive $239m
  5. Big day for Nadro players
  6. Chand: Impact of illegal wildlife trading enormous
  7. Sandalwood nursery
  8. Police to use database system to track vehicles
  9. Lack of public convenience
  10. Rabuka pays gratitude to SODELPA members

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market Tuesday (28 Jun)
  3. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  4. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  5. Home on a mission Wednesday (29 Jun)
  6. Body parts Tuesday (28 Jun)
  7. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  8. Monster fish halts traffic Wednesday (29 Jun)
  9. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple Monday (27 Jun)
  10. Police probe body parts find Saturday (25 Jun)