Prosecution intends to vacate trial on man facing corruption offence

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THE case of a man alleged to have involved in corruption activities has adjourned to November 19 for mention.

Public Prosecutor Freliz Fakari told the court yesterday that the matter as set for trial yesterday but since she has other cases as well for trial, prosecution intends to vacate the trial date to next year.

She said that she had consulted the defence lawyer in regards to the issue raised in court.

Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea then adjourned the case to the next 14 days for setting new trial date.

This is the case against Eddie Paohawe alleged for misusing huge amount of money worth SBD$400,358.

The allegation was in relation to incidents occurred on dates between 2013 and 2014 was employed by Bemobile Company

The prosecution alleged that it was during his employment he has taken for his benefit by transferring P2P credits worth SBD$400,358 from the P2P data system to his work mobile number and sold the credit belonging to the said public company.

Freliz Fakari of the Office of the Director Public Prosecution prosecutes the case in court.