Hearing date to be fixed for Chand
August 16, 2018 4:55 am
A hearing date for the case involving former Vice Chancellor of the Fiji National University Dr Ganesh Chand, will be fixed in the next court sitting.
Defence Counsel, Devanesh Sharma is overseas and the date will be decided when he returns.
Chand was charged with one count of Abuse of Office by the Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption in 2015.
It is alleged Chand while being employed in the public service abused the authority of his office.
It is alleged he approved the payments for overseas medical treatment for the then Minister of Education and the Chair of the FNU Council, Filipe Bole without the council’s approval.
The case will be recalled on the 29th of this month.