sex hikayeleri interior desing escort fethiye escort denizli porno hikaye kredi kartı borç sorgulama sitesi yayında ziraatbank borç sorgulama
FIJI NEWS
June 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

The High Court in Suva will decide on July 11 whether to continue court proceedings against Fiji National Provident Fund deputy general manager Foana Nemani.

Judge Justice Priyantha Fernando will make a decision after going through the submissions made by the prosecution.

Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption Rashmi Aslam yesterday made an application for trial in absentia due to the continued absence of Nemani from court.

She alleged that Nemani had voluntarily absconded and her conduct has constituted a waiver of her rights to be present for trial.

The court heard that the accused had also not taken any interest in the case since she left the country.

Aslam informed the court that there was no provision in the Fiji Criminal Procedures Decree concerning a trial in absentia except for section 171 mentioning a hearing in the absence of the defendant in a Magistrates Court.

She said that holding a trial in the absence of an accused is at the discretion of the trial judge which should be exercised with care but reasoned that taking up a trial in absentia is not a violation of fair trial principles stated in article 14 (3) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

By Keresi Nauwakarawa

Sugar - Maroon 5


PREVIOUS STORY
TCF to establish fashion school
NEXT STORY
Rainy weather to continue

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Do you think education reforms may have been rushed?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Do you think education reforms may have been rushed?
Yes
 70%
No
 30%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
Inaugural Jetstar flight arrives tomorrowThe inaugural flight of Australian airline- Jetstar arrives into Fiji tomorrow afternoon.
SPORTS
Fiji grouped with England for Japan 7sNewly crowned Hong Kong 7s champion Fiji will face England, Wales and Hong Kong in this weekend’s Japan 7s at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Tokyo.
WORLD
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
TECHNOLOGY
$5000 boost to assist diabetes awareness programVodafone Fiji ATH Foundation has stepped in with financial boost to assist the Lions Club in their Diabetes Awareness program.
ENTERTAINMENT
Daniel Johns back after 8 yearsDaniel Johns is ready, eight years after his last new release.
HEALTH/FITNESS
$5000 boost to assist diabetes awareness programVodafone Fiji ATH Foundation has stepped in with financial boost to assist the Lions Club in their Diabetes Awareness program.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS