Former LTA Customer Service Officer Pleads Not Guilty

Media Team   |   23 Jul 2020

A former Customer Service Officer with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) entered a not guilty plea in the Lautoka Magistrates Court on 20 July.

Mr. Setareki Vakayadra was charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) last December with one (1) count of General Dishonesty – Obtaining a Gain.

He denied stealing the revenue collected for required services on Traffic Infringements Penalty and Driver License renewal for LTA with the intention to gain $661.15 FJD in October 2017.

Mr. Vakayadra currently has three (3) other cases before the court on alleged corrupt practices.

The matter was adjourned to 21st September 2020.