WAF employee charged by FICAC
December 14, 2018 12:49 pm
The Water Authority of Fiji’s Regional Engineer Bulk appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with a corruption related offence.
Mohammed Shahfraaz Ali is charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with one count of Bribery under the Prevention of Bribery Act of 2007.
He is alleged to have accepted a return ticket to Sydney, Australia from Sphynx Solutions Pty Ltd between March and June 2017.
The ticket was valued at $1430.60 and was purchased in March 2017.
FICAC State Counsel informed the court that first phase disclosures were served and requested strict bail conditions to be imposed.
Resident Magistrate Geethani Widanelage released the accused on bail after two sureties were produced and imposed a surety bond of $1000
A stop departure order was also issued, Ali’s passport confiscated and the court also instructed him not to re-offend and interfere with witnesses.
He also has to report to the FICAC Suva Office on the last Saturday of every month.
The matter has been adjourned to 28th January.