Prominent Suva businessman Benjamin Padarath’s bail was today revoked by the Magistrates Court in Suva.
Padarath appeared before Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili with Suva lawyer Aseri Vakaloloma who both face charges of forgery and pleaded not guilty.
The court heard that Padarath had violated his bail condition while he was in Lautoka by trying to stowaway and also tried to escape while his passport was in the court’s custody.
The case has been adjourned to August 24.
It is alleged that between October 14 and December 31 2009, Padarath, with intent to defraud, forged a document, namely the Articles of Association for BECP Engineering Construction Fiji Limited whereby making a false page of the Articles of Association by altering the particulars of subscribers from an Adishwar Padarath to Voreqe Bainimarama and placed his signature as one of the subscribers.
It is alleged that Vakaloloma placed his signature on the forged document.
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