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Man facing corruption charges released on a $300 bail bond

Monday, October 09, 2017

Update: 5:41PM A MAN charged for obtaining a financial advantage was released on bail bond of $300 by the Suva Magistrates court today.

The former employee of a Printery in Suva appeared before Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) for one count of 'Obtaining a Financial Advantage' contrary to Section 326 (1) of the Crimes Act No.44 of 2009.

It is alleged that in December 2016, Pranesh Kumar unlawfully filled out a cheque belonging to the Government of Fiji, falsified a signature on the said cheque and cashed the same in the amount of $1700.

The matter has been adjourned to November 23 for mention.

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