Lack of evidence, Vuetaki, Naiorosui walk free

Sialeni Vuetaki
Former Fiji Ports Corporation Limited chair Sialeni Vuetaki and deputy chair, Alipate Naiorosui were declared free men today after Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption withdrew corruption charges against them in the Ssuva Magistates court due to lack of evidence.

Both were jointly charged with one count of abuse of office by FICAC.

Alipate Naiorosui
 It was alleged that between 7 – 13 December 2006, the payment of $177,000 to FPCL CEO Herbert Hazelman was approved without the authority of the Board or Higher Salaries Commission.