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Business Woman Jailed For 30 Months

  Tulips Beauty and Fashion proprietor Prathisna Narayan was yesterday jailed for 30 months by the Magistrate Court in Suva. Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne said: “During the hearing it was shown
05 Aug 2016 10:10
Business Woman Jailed For 30 Months
Prathisna Narayan (right) taken into custody after she was sentenced for 30 moths in prison yesterday. Photo: RONALD KUMAR.

 

Tulips Beauty and Fashion proprietor Prathisna Narayan was yesterday jailed for 30 months by the Magistrate Court in Suva.

Magistrate Shageeth Somaratne said: “During the hearing it was shown that you rose through the ranks to your position and you were supposed to be a role model for other employees.

“You can’t blame anyone else but yourself for the predicament you are facing today and need to be given a severe sentence to denounce your behaviour and as a warning to others not to indulge in similar offences.”

Narayan was charged with seven counts of theft amounting to $30,561.15 with her former employer Morris Hedstrom as a Wholesale Supervisor from 2002 to 2012.

 

Seven counts of theft:

             For the first count between November 11, 2011 and November 14, 2011 Narayan stole $3800 cash;

             For the second count on December 14, 2011 Narayan stole $3114.60 cash;

             For the third count on December 29, 2011 Narayan stole $5916;

             For the fourth count on January 3, 2012 Narayan stole $4180.55 cash;

             For the fifth count on January 4, 2012 Narayan stole $5700 cash;

             For the sixth count on February 10, 2012 Narayan stole $1925 cash;

             For the seventh count on February 21, 2012 Narayan stole $5925 cash.

Narayan is sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for each count of theft to be served concurrently with a non-parole period of 20 months.

Edited by Rusiate Mataika

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