PTC on former MP’s case today


PRE-trial conference into the case against the former Member of Parliament for Central Makira Constituency, Hypolite Taremae, will be heard today at the Honiara Magistrate Court.

Mr Taremae had pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and a PTC was set.

He was arrested for allegation of misappropriation of fund in 2011 and 2013.

The allegation said Taremae had 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.

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