Women arrested for misappropriating K17,000

Two women have been arrested and charged for the misappropriation of more than K17,000 from Air Niugini.

Thirty-six-year-old Delmarine Angeli, from East Sepik Province, and 28-year-old Rosemary Batari from Morobe Province have both been arrested and charged, under Section 372 of the Criminal Code Act, for allegedly stealing. 

According to court documents, both defendants were cashiers working for the airline when they were caught on 30th May and July 1st this year respectively.

Police alleged that both defendants took the money when directed to deposit in the company’s account.

The defendants both bailed K500 each and appeared in the District Court on Friday, the 6th of December.

Magistrate Cosmas Bidar announced that the matter be adjourned to January 2020.

(Article by Jim John - third year UPNG Journalism student) 

Jim John