MP’s case for interim mention today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

THE case against the Member of Parliament for Baegu/Asifola Constituency will be mentioned in court for an interim mention, as the trial date has already been set for May.

This is the case against David Tome who was alleged to have involved in converting funds in relation to incidents which occurred in 2011.

Prosecution alleged that in 2011 the MP obtained public funds for a constituency project; however those funds were not used as intended and was converted for his own use.

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The MP is charged with 14 counts of Conversion under Section 278(1) (c) (i) of the Penal Code, involving funds totalling $67,170.

The minister was on $2000 cash bail and will appear in court faithfully till his case is completed.

The office of Director Public Prosecution is prosecuting the case in court.

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