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Woman alleged of stealing money from SIG to appear in court

CASE against a woman charged for stealing more than SBD20, 000.00 from the Solomon Islands Government will appear again in court today.

This is for the schedule of a new trial date after the previous magistrate who set up the trial date retired.

A voir dire has been conducted on the matter previously and was admissible as evidence in court.

The accused Enith Fairamoa was charged with one count of larceny and embezzlement.

Prosecution alleged that the woman had stolen SBD28, 819.44 from the Solomon Islands Government on 12 May 2015. She committed the offence when working with the Ministry of Finance and Treasury.

Ben Etomea a private lawyer is representing the accused while police prosecution service prosecutes the matter in court.