Bribery common form of corruption: FICAC
February 11, 2018 7:15 pm
Bribery is one of the most common forms of corruption offenses in the country.
Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption Public Relations Officer Nandni Vandhana confirms that over the past few years bribery offenses have topped the list followed by abuse of office offenses.
In the last ten years FICAC has taken two hundred and twenty four cases to court.
“Over the years out of the 224 cases that we have taken to court 115 people were involved in the crimes that were committed on corruption and we have received a total of 94 convictions, 94 cases have been sentenced accordingly.”
Last year alone, eighteen cases of corruption related offenses were taken before the courts.