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Court Fines Former Employee Of Ministry

A former employee of the Ministry of Employment was fined by the Suva Mag­istrates Court last Friday. Pijila Kadinikabara Kilaiwaca was convicted of one count of en­listing or recruiting any
04 Oct 2018 11:00
Court Fines Former Employee Of Ministry

A former employee of the Ministry of Employment was fined by the Suva Mag­istrates Court last Friday.

Pijila Kadinikabara Kilaiwaca was convicted of one count of en­listing or recruiting any person for employment under a Foreign Con­tract of Service with no authorisa­tion.

She was found guilty by the Suva Magistrates Court.

While sentencing Kilaiwaca, Mag­istrate Deepika Prakash said the prescribed maximum penalty was a fine of not exceeding $20,000 or a term of imprisonment not exceed­ing four years or both.

Kilaiwaca was fined in the sum of $300 to be paid within 30 days.

Magistrate Prakash also said in default of payment, a distress war­rant is to be issued against Kilai­waca after the expiry of 30 days from Monday.

She was given 28 days to appeal to the Court of Appeal.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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