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No Case To Answer Ruling Deferred In Prime Fiji Matter

  The case of limited li­ability company Prime Fiji Limited has been ad­journed for a no case to answer ruling. At the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday, Magis­trate Deepika Prakash told
17 Oct 2018 12:21
No Case To Answer Ruling Deferred In Prime Fiji Matter
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The case of limited li­ability company Prime Fiji Limited has been ad­journed for a no case to answer ruling.

At the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday, Magis­trate Deepika Prakash told both counsels that the no case to answer rul­ing was not ready.

Magistrate Prakash ad­journed the matter to No­vember 15 for hearing of the ruling.

Prime Fiji Limited is charged by Fiji Independ­ent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with forgery and using forged documents.

The Charges:

For the charge of for­gery, Prime Fiji Limited, a limited liability com­pany, between April 1, 2016, and April 30, 2016, partly at Suva, made a false document namely the Performance Secu­rity of Westpac Banking Corporation for the per­formance guarantee No. FRA/TIISP/15-67, street­light renewals amounting to FJ $351,865, purported to have been issued by the Westpac Banking Corporation, with intent to dishonestly induce Fiji Roads Authority officials in their capacity as pub­lic officials to accept it as genuine and to dishonest­ly influence the exercise of their functions.

For the charge of using forged documents, Prime Fiji Limited, a limited li­ability company between April 1, 2016, and April 30, 2016, partly at Suva, used a false document which Prime Fiji Limited knew to be false, namely the Performance Secu­rity of Westpac Banking Corporation for the per­formance guarantee No. FRA/TIISP/15-67, street­light renewals amount­ing to FJ $351,865, with intent to dishonestly in­duce Fiji Roads Authority officials in their capacity as public officials to ac­cept it as genuine, and to dishonestly influence the exercise of their func­tion.

Edited by Epineri Vula

ashna.kumar@fijisun.com.fj

 

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