The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force's National Investigations Unit (NIU) officers have charged a man in relation to a fraud incident at the Honiara Golf Club Ranadi.

The man, who is aged in his 40s, allegedly stole some open cheques and a large amount of money between the 9 and 10 of October 2008. These funds should have been deposited into the Honiara Golf Club bank account at the Bank South Pacific.

Police have carried out their investigation into the alleged fraud offence and later arrested the suspect. The man now faces one count of Conversion contrary to section 278 (1) (b) of the Penal Code. This charge carries out a maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment.

He has been bailed to appear in court on the 23 February 2009 at 09:00am.

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