BY JENNIFER KUSAPA
THE Pre-trial Conference on the case against the former Member of Parliament Hypolite Taremae will be conducted today.
On the previous appearance the court heard that huge number of witnesses will be called during the trial and the court suggested trimming the witnesses list.
This is the case against the former MP who has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and a PTC has been set he was arrested for allegation of misappropriation of fund in 2011 and 2013.
The allegation said Mr Taremae has misappropriated more than $200,000 for reafforestation project for Central Makira Constituency.
He was arrested and charged with conversion late in May this year.
Office of the Director Public Prosecution appears for crown while Anderson Kesaka is representing the accused.