Vivek Goel & Others

Vivek Goel & Others
A case reaches prosecution stage when charges are laid. There may be a number of hearings during this stage and name suppression may stay in place. The SFO will announce if guilty pleas are entered. If not, the case will go to trial.

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Four people have been charged for allegedly manipulating Westland District Council’s procurement processes for financial gain. To view our latest media release regarding this case, please click here.

  • The four defendants are scheduled to appear in the Greymouth District Court on 15 January. 

  • Vivek Goel pleads not guilty to four charges of ‘Corrupt use of official information’ and two charges of ‘Obtaining by deception’. Neha Bubna pleads not guilty to one charge of ‘Corrupt use of official information’ and one charge of ‘Obtaining by deception’. The two defendants entered their pleas on 30 October. The two other defendants, who have interim name suppression, did not entered pleas.

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