Bench warrant issued for former FNU Vice Chancellor


Ganesh-Chand-680x365A bench warrant has been issued for former Vice Chancellor of the Fiji National University Ganesh Chand today.

This is after Chand failed to turn up at court.

The matter was listed to fix a Hearing date.

Chand is charged with one count of abuse of office by FICAC.

It is alleged that Chand, while being employed in the Public Service as the Vice Chancellor of FNU, allegedly abused his authority, by approving the payments for overseas medical treatment, for the then Minister of Education and the Chairman of the FNU Council – Filipe Bole, without the approval of the FNU Council, which was prejudicial to the rights of FNU and the Council.

The matter has been adjourned to next Tuesday to fix a Hearing Date.

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