TRIAL SET FOR SOLOMONS TAX OFFICIAL

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HONIARA, Solomon Islands (Solomon Star, Sept. 25) – The trial of former Solomon Islands Commissioner for Inland Revenue Alfred Pohe has been set for Oct. 3.

Pohe, 48, is charged with making more than SB$900,000 (US$122,220) in unauthorized tax exemptions to businesses and people. His arrest in January followed an investigation by the Regional Assistance Mission Solomon Islands (RAMSI).

The prosecution has about 90 witnesses who are set to give evidence against the former Inland Revenue Commissioner.

Pohe has been suspended from office since his arrest in January 2005.

He is currently out on bail.

September 27, 2005

Solomon Star: http://www.solomonstarnews.com/

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