15 Sep 2008

Public servants in Fiji charged with extortion

7:47 pm on 15 September 2008

Three employees of Fiji's Water Supply Department in the Northern Divison appeared before the Labasa court today for allegedly cheating the public tender system.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption investigated the case and the men appeared before a magistrate court judge today.

The commission's spokesperson, Maraia Vavaitamana, says Shiu Kumar Naidu, Veer Singh, and Mahabir Singh have been charged with extortion.