Defence files for strike out in Ganesh Chand case
November 28, 2017 12:10 am
The former Vice Chancellor of the Fiji National University, Dr Ganesh Chand’s lawyer has made an application in court to strike out the matter.
Chand is charged with one count of Abuse of Office by FICAC.
FICAC has received the affidavit and will be responding to the application by January 15th.
It’s alleged that Chand while being employed in the Public Service abused the authority of his office.
It’s alleged he approved the payments for overseas medical treatment for the then Education Minister and chair of the FNU Council,
Filipe Bole without the council’s approval.
The matter has been adjourned to January 22nd.
Chand’s trial is scheduled to start in July next year.