20th August 04:36 AM
Bench warrant issued against former Chancellor of FNU
By Swastika Singh
Friday 19/05/2017
Former Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University Dr. Ganesh Chand

High Court Judge, Justice Achala Wengappuli has issued a bench warrant against the former Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University Dr Ganesh Chand.

Chand who was on bail was not present in court when the matter was called to fix the hearing date.

He has been charged with one count of abuse of office by FICAC.

Chand while being employed in the Public Service as the Vice Chancellor of FNU allegedly abused his authority by approving the payments for overseas medical treatment for the then Minister of Education and the Chairman of the Fiji National University Council Filipe Bole without the approval of the FNU Council.

The matter has been adjourned to the 23rd of this month to fix a hearing date.

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