Former treasury officers arrested

Fraud squad arrests former treasury officers

Detectives from the National Fraud and Anti-Corruption Directorate (NFACD) apprehended them in Mt Hagen.

In a statement, Director Matthew Damaru said the former public servants were each arrested for one count of abuse of office, one count of conspiracy, one count of official corruption and one count of misappropriation.

“It was reported to the police at NFACD, by the Department of Finance, that more than K1.3 million was misappropriated by treasury officers from Mt Hagen,” said Damaru.