Former MID PS case set for closing submission


THE case against the former permanent secretary for Ministry of Infrastructure Development is listed for closing submission today.

Trial into the case has been completed and is in its closing stage.

Henry Aife Murray and his wife Rose were charged for corruption related offences.

The Murrays were charged in relation to an allegation relating to a series of offences alleged between 2014 to 2017 in relation to multiple payments of motor vehicle hire charges to a company that police alleged was registered to Mr Murray and his wife.

The value of those payments is estimated to the excess of 1.1 million dollars and as a result of that they both face a range of serious charges.

Prosecution alleged that those payments were allegedly made through cheques and electronic funds transfers; were deposited into their ANZ account in the name of Krash Transport and Marketing.

Lazarus Kwaiga of L & L lawyers is representing both defendants

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