Former WAF Team Leader Denies Bribery

Media Team   |   16 Jan 2019

A former Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) employee pleaded not guilty in the Suva Magistrates Court today.

Mr. Fred Fuakilau was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) last December with one (1) count of Bribery.

The former Team Leader Integrated Meter Manager is alleged to have accepted $1001.22 FJD from the Director of Sphynx Solutions Pty Ltd between September 2016 and April 2017.

The Accused was initially granted permission to travel abroad, however, that was revoked after it was ruled that he would be a flight risk who would not return to face his charge if allowed to leave.

The matter was adjourned to 19 March 2019 for Pre Trial Conference Minutes.