Two former workers of the then Public Works Department who pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $10,000 have been sentenced by Suva High Court Judge Justice Chamath Morais.
Laisa Halafi was convicted of 1 count of abuse of office, 2 counts of causing a loss and 1 count of obtaining a financial advantage.
Amelia Vunisea was convicted of 1 count of abuse of office and 2 counts of causing a loss.
They obtained $10,557.50.
The offences happened in 2010.
Halafi has been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment while Vunisea has been sentenced to 2 years 8 months.
Both women have been not been given a non parole period.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.