FICAC charges former FNU VC
The former Vice Chancellor of the Fiji National University Dr Ganesh Chand has appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court charged with one count of Abuse of Office.
The charge was laid by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption.
It is alleged that 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 Chairman of the FNU Council, Filipe Bole without the council’s approval.
The case has been adjourned to 22nd April when the accused will take a plea.
Chand was released on a bail bond of $500.
He has been advised by the Court not to re-offend and surrender all traveling documents to the Court Registry. Source: FBC News