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LAWYER FELIX KANGE AND HIS CORRUPT MILLIONS

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Department of Finance officials received more than K2 million in “consultation” fees in a case that has landed a private lawyer in hot water.
According to documents tendered in the Waigani National Court, the payments were made by the lawyer to facilitate the release of two cheques, which were the payments for the East Awin land in the North Fly District of Western Province.
This land was bought by the National Government in 1983 to resettle the West Papuan refugees and the payments were made in 2008 with the first K4 million released in January and another K6.8 million in December, from which the landowners received K1.4 million.
The landowners from the Homuku, Pesegai, Witigi Kukub, Witime, Yesa. Ukya, Kuse Ide, Kuga and Modia Kuga clans sued their lawyer Felix Kange of Kange Lawyers early this year for the balance of their money.
The matter had gone before National Court Judge, Justice Ambang Kandakasi who ordered the Kange and another defendant, David Kaya to provide…