Former Post Master Charged with Corruption Offences

Media Team   |   09 May 2019

A former Post Master with Post Fiji Limited was produced in the Sigatoka Magistrates Court today charged with corruption related offences.

Mr. Paulo Ramasima was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with one (1) count each of Theft and Falsification of Documents.

It is alleged that the Accused stole cash amounting to $17, 972.55 FJD, Post Office stock worth $591.93 FJD and folio stock of $610.36 FJD between August 2017 and June 2018.

Furthermore, he allegedly falsified a Received Telegram form and a Payment Voucher of $13, 000.00 FJD with the intention to obtain that gain from Post Fiji Limited last April.

FICAC State Counsel Ms. Sera Fatafehi informed the court that first phase disclosures were served and requested that strict bail conditions be imposed on Mr. Ramasima.

Resident Magistrate Mr. Jeremaia Savou instructed the Accused to surrender his passport and issued a Stop Departure Order accordingly.

The matter was adjourned to 16 July 2019.