Councilor’s case in court today


THE pre-trial conference into the case against John Wale Urifo will be conducted today at the Honiara Magistrate Court.

The accused on this case is a Honiara City Council (HCC) councilor and incidents he is alleged of occurred when he was the chairman for the Lands standing committee of the HCC.

Police said the allegation is related to an offence of false pretence which occurred in 2016 and 2017.

The accused is the Councilor for Ward 4 of HCC.

Police said that the alleged incident occurred at the HCC office where the accused obtained money through false pretence at a sum of $89,000 from the complainant.

Police Prosecution Service prosecutes the case in court.

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