ESP woman sentenced four years for flex theft

A woman from the East Sepik Province has been sentenced to four year in prison for electronic flex theft.

Glenda Nugai was an employee of Oceania Communication when she conspired with Norman Ilikis to steal K232,000 worth of Digicel flex out of the company.

Deputy Chief Justice on Monday sentenced her to serve a term of four years at Bomana after he found her guilty of the offense on Nov 25, 2016.

The court said that sentence term can be suspended if she repays the amount stolen.

A total of 25 transactions were done by Nugai over a period of three months, from Nov, 21, 2014 to Jan 31, 2015.

The credits were transferred to a company; Direct Flex Pom which is alleged to be owned by Ilikis on conditions she would be given commission for her part. 

Nugai transferred the electronic credits in her capacity as the Order Processing Assistant for Momase Region while while Ilikis was the Flex Distributor Director.

Meanwhile, Ilikis of Turagunan village, Kokopo, East New Britain Province will appear for listing at the National Court on Feb 20.

Magistrate Mekeo Gauli on Jan 16 found sufficient evidence against the 34-year-old and committed his case for trial in the National Court.


Sally Pokiton