The Supreme Court

Court quash sentence

Joseph Salatiel Tobung, from Lambom village in Namatanai, New Ireland province was sentenced to three years in prison on 29 April 2015 for conspiring to defraud the state and misappropriating K7.5 million.

This was between 1st January, 2010, and 31 June, 2010.  

Court to rule on Knight’s application

Knight’s lawyer Greg Egan went before Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia at 4pm yesterday, asking the court to stay the decision of the Leadership Tribunal on May 1,2015 that recommended his dismissal from office.

That decision following the tribunal’s finding of guilt on the member on March 20, 2015.

He filed a Judicial Review in the National Court which was dismissed on April 19.