Former LTA Team Leader Fronts Court for Falsifying Documents and Obtaining Money

Media Team   |   20 Nov 2019

The former Team Leader for the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) Nausori branch appeared in the Nausori Magistrates Court today on corruption-related charges.

Ms Kinisalote Naicegulevu was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) with one (1) count each of Falsification of Documents and Obtaining a Financial Advantage.

She is alleged to have created fake copies of receipts in order to obtain $38.460.67 FJD from January 2017 to December 2018 from her former employers.

FICAC Senior State Counsel Ms Sanjana Datt informed the court that there were no objections to bail but requested that strict bail conditions be imposed.

Resident Magistrate Mr Shageeth Somaratne granted the Accused bail upon provision of a surety and instructed her not to reoffend or to interfere with witnesses.

A Stop Departure Order was also issued.

The matter was adjourned to 9 December 2019.