19th October 12:00 PM
2 former workers of PWD pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $10,000 sentenced
By Semi Turaga
Thursday 11/10/2018

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.

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