THE fate of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development, Selina Boso will be known on September 4.
This followed the closing submissions on her case in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.
Boso was tried in a hearing on Monday and Wednesday before Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota.
Prosecution called four witnesses including the Ombudsman himself Joe Poraiwai.
Boso remain silent and did not call any witness.
She stood trial for the charge of failure to furnish information or failure to produce document as requested by the Ombudsman office or any member of staff acting on behalf of her duties.
This was in relation to the allegation between 29 May, 2013 and 25, September, 2014.
Prosecution alleged she failed to furnish information on the Rural Constituency Development funds as lawfully requested by the Ombudsman and members of his staff.
She was charged contrary to section 20 (2) of Ombudsman (Further Provisions) Act.
George Gray of Public Solicitor’s Office represents Boso while Public Prosecutor Sirepu Ramosaea and the adviser of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) Rachael Olutumayin appeared for the Crown.
By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN