Case Against the Former Clerk of Wainikoro Fisheries Co-operative.

Media Team   |   31 Mar 2009

Investigation into an allegation that the former clerk of Wainikoro Fisheries Co-operative stole money amounting to $3,040.50.

The officer was charged for Larceny by servant and appeared before the Labasa Magistrates Court on 11 November 2008. He was convicted and sentenced for 18 months imprisonment on 11th December 2008

In early June 2009, he made an appeal to have his sentence dismissed.  Justice Gounder ruled on 12th July that his sentencing was correct and he did not see any error with the 18 month jail sentence imposed on Savenaca Labavuka.