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The Magistrate Court in Suva today set a pre-trial date for Suva businessman Benjamin Padarath and lawyer Aseri Vakaloloma.
The pair is charged with one count of forgery each.
Both defence lawyers Rajendra Chaudhry and Filimoni Vosarogo were not present in court.
FICAC lawyer Shalini Sanmogam told the court that they are still awaiting Vakaloloma to discuss issues concerning the proposed agreed facts with his lawyer Vosarogo.
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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