Charged Over Suva Nightclub Theft
July 7, 2003
An unemployed man from the Fijian capital, Suva has appeared in court
on charges of stealing money from a senior Tuvaluan government official.
Radio Fiji reports that Maciu Kabu pleaded not guilty to the theft, but
the court ordered that he report to police twice a week, after releasing
him on $F500 bail.
According to police reports, Mr Kabu is alleged to have stolen thousands
of dollars in local and overseas currencies from Save Paeniu last week
at a Suva nightclub.
Mr Paeniu is the permanent secretary for education in Tuvalu.
Earlier, two police officers were arrested after they cashed travellers
cheques at a foreign exchange outlet, alleged to have been stolen from
11/07/2003 05:11:22 | ABC Radio Australia News