SODELPA leader, Sitiveni Rabuka appeared in the Suva Magistrate Court again today.

The case which is to begin trial next Monday will be a recorded proceeding.

This was requested by FICAC to which the defence had no objections.

FICAC today explained to the court that section 19 under the Financial transaction act states that no disclosure of information shall be done except on two occasion.

One of which the case presenting is a serious one, which in this case it is.

On the first charge, in 2017 Rabuka is alleged to have provided a false declaration of assets and liabilities to the Supervisor of Elections by failing to provide information pertaining to the tax liability with the Fiji Revenue and Customs Services which amounted to three hundred and 16 thousand nine hundred and fifty six dollars and twenty cents.$316,956.20.

He also failed to declare the Investment and interest in-come with Ragwhan Constructions Limited – the amount of $200,000 and $16,000 respectively and also the liability in the amount of $120,000.

On the second charge, Rabuka is alleged to have approached and interfered with a witness connected with his first charge, which was a condition imposed by the court while granting him bail initially.

FICAC explained that they shall present the identity of the person to the court and to the defence in a court seal.

FICAC also argued that information revealed to defence that of the identified person should even be verified by the court if it is deemed as useful for the trial only.

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