Gabriel Waik from Enga was sentenced by the Waigani National Court today after he admitted to taking K15,000 from Gabby Piakon.
He ran the Five-Mile wreckers in Port Moresby when he received K15,000 on 16 August 2016 from Piakon, who was involved in the hire car business.
The money was given for the purchase of a vehicle however, no vehicle was delivered to Piakon, resulting in his arrest by police. Only K3,000 was returned.
Waik admitted in court that he took the money under false presence he would sell the car.