By: L.N. Reklai

August 17, 2017 (Koror, Palau) Court accepted Governor Browny Salvador’s guilty plea to one count of Misconduct in Office and one count of Code of Ethics Violation according to press release issued by the Office of Special Prosecutor yesterday.

The Court further did not enter guilty finding but deferred proceedings against Salvador for three years in accordance with 17 PNC Section 601(b).

Salvador will pay $5,000 fine to ROP and fulfill terms and conditions of probation for three years.

Governor Salvador was sued earlier this year by the Office of Special Prosecutor for authorizing expenditure of funds not appropriated by law.    [/restrict]