FRCS will not suspend staff pending court case
November 6, 2018 4:01 am
The Fiji Revenue Customs Services will not suspend Shameem Khan from his current duties as their Director Intelligence Compliance, even though he has a case before the court.
Chief Executive, Visvanath Das says they will reconsider its position pending receipt of further disclosures from FICAC on the charges against him.
Khan is charged with one count of abuse of office and one count of general dishonestly causing a loss.
It’s alleged that between January 1st 2016 and May 5th last year in Suva, Khan prepared an investigation report with false contents and prevented the Revenue and Customs from obtaining revenue in the sum of four million, one hundred and eighteen thousand, nine hundred and ninety four dollars and eight cents ($4,118,994.08FJD).
It’s also alleged that he dishonestly caused a loss or dishonestly caused a risk of loss to FRCS in the sum of the same amount.
Khan was released on a $2, 000 personal bail bond with one surety.
He has been ordered to submit his passport to the court registry, told not to change his residential address and not to re-offend.
The case has been adjourned to November 22nd for submission of second phase of disclosures.”_