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June 14 Mention For LTA Alleged Scam Case

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) alleged scam case was adjourned yesterday because of a magistrates’ workshop. The matter was to be called before Magistrate Sufia Humza at the Nasinu Magistrates
05 Apr 2017 11:00
June 14 Mention For LTA Alleged Scam Case
LTA

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) alleged scam case was adjourned yesterday because of a magistrates’ workshop.

The matter was to be called before Magistrate Sufia Humza at the Nasinu Magistrates Court.

Four former LTA officers and 13 civilians are charged with corruption related offences by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC).

The accused are former defensive driving instructor Manoa Naitala, former customer service officer William Pawa Tuiono, former contracted driving instructor Rajnesh Prasad, former LTA road marshal Ranjina Hicks, Gitendra Prasad, Manoj Kumar, Mohammed Yunus, Sevuloni Digitakimata, Frank Whippy, Mohammed Zakariya, Mul Deo, Avinesh Shashi Kumar, Maciu Vakatawa Gaunatalei, Prem Wati, Ratu Sekove Soronakadavu, Jeet Singh and Jerry Nand.

Zakariya is charged with one count each of bribery and dishonesty obtaining a gain.

Tuiono is charged with one count each of bribery, abuse of office and six counts each of unauthorised modification of data.

Deo, Wati, Digitakimata, Soronakadavu, Singh, Gaunatalei and Kumar are charged with dishonesty obtaining a gain.

Yunus is charged with one count of attempting to obtain a gain and bribery.

Prasad is charged with one count of bribery and two counts each of corrupt transactions with agents.

Hicks is charged with four counts of general dishonesty obtaining a gain.

Manoj Kumar is charged with one count each of dishonesty obtaining a gain and bribery.

Gitendra Prasad is charged with bribery.

Naitala is charged with three counts each of corrupt transaction with agents.

Nand is charged with attempting to obtain a gain while Whippy is charged with general dishonesty obtaining a gain.

The case has been adjourned to June 14, 2017 for mention.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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