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Trial Date For SODELPA MP Simione Rasova Set For May 2 To May 13

He was charged with one count each of false information to public servant and obtaining financial advantage.
11 Mar 2022 11:34
Trial Date For SODELPA MP Simione Rasova Set For May 2 To May 13
SODELPA Member of Parliament Simione Rasova outside the High Court in Suva on March 8, 2022. Photo: Ashna Kumar

The trial for SODELPA Member of Parliament, Simione Rasova, has been fixed for two weeks beginning from May 2.

Simione Rasova was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) for allegedly and falsely stating that his permanent place of residence was in Nasenivolau, Nabouwalu Village, Ono, Kadavu Island and allegedly obtained $21,350 between July 2019 and April 2020.

He was charged with one count each of false information to public servant and obtaining financial advantage.

He was alleged to have obtained financial advantages in breach of the Parliamentary Remunerations Act of 2014 and also alleged to have provided false information to the former Acting Secretary General to the Parliament of Fiji regarding their permanent place of residence in order to have his allowance claims approved.

The trial has been fixed to begin from May 2 until May 13; a period of two weeks.

Bail for Rasova has been further extended by the High Court

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