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FRCS Director Intelligence Charged for $4.1 Million Loss

Media Team   |   25 Oct 2018

A Director at the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) was produced in the Suva Magistrates Court charged with corruption related offences.

Mr. Shameem Khan was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with one (1) count each of “Abuse of Office” and “General Dishonesty – Causing a Loss”.

It is alleged that Mr. Khan, as the Director Intelligence, Compliance and Investigations prevented FRCS from obtaining revenue of $4,118,994.08 FJD from January 2016 to May 2017.

He allegedly prepared an investigation report with false contents which allowed this loss to occur.

FICAC State Counsel Mr. Sam Savumiramira informed the court that first phase disclosures were served and that there were no objections to bail.

Resident Magistrate Ms. Deepika Prakash ordered that the Accused pay a cash bond of $2000 FJD and to surrender all travel documents.

The matter was adjourned to 22 November 2018.