Trial date set for man facing corruption charges


TRIAL date into the case against a man charged with corruption activities is set for June 11 to 22 of this year.

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

His case was mentioned before Principal Magistrate Ricky Iomea at the Honiara Magistrate Court yesterday.

The case was then adjourned for March 12 for an interim mention.

The allegation was in relation to incidents which occurred on dates between 2013 and 2014 when he 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.

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