A woman has been committed to face trial at the National Court in Port Moresby after the Waigani District Court found sufficient evidence involving the allegations against her.
Mother of two, 28-year-old Vavine Elizabeth Emil who comes Umbukul village in Kavieng District of New Ireland province has been charged with 84 counts of dealing with stolen properties including theft.
When handing down the decision on Friday 18th September, district court magistrate Cosmas Bidar said the evidence against Emil was overwhelming and committed her to stand trial.
Emil who appeared from an extended court bail of K2,000 was charged with;
-21 counts of false pretences,
-21 counts of dealing with stolen properties
-21 counts of misappropriation and
-21 counts of money laundering.
She is accused of fabricating invoice payments and transferring over K127, 788 into her personnel account.
She was arrested on 8th February 2018 and has admitted to committing the offence.
Police alleges that Emil committed the offence between May and December of 2018 while she was working as the accounts clerk for Kramer Ausenco PNG Limited, a sub company with Oriental Consultants Global Company.
Police investigations revealed that the 21 transactions Emil was accused of fabricating saw K127, 788.87 being transferred from an ANZ Bank account (know Kina Bank) belonging to Oriental Consultants Global Group to Emil’s personal BSP account.
By Theckla Gunga – EM TV News, Port Moresby