30 Jun 2014

Former CNMI official on corruption charges

7:38 pm on 30 June 2014

A former government official in the Northern Marianas has been arrested after the Public Auditor charged her with using state funds and materials for a political party during the 2009 elections.

Rose Mondala, who is 69, also used some of the money to build a fence at her house.

The charges she is facing include theft and misconduct in public office.

Ms Mondala is on bail of 7,500 US dollars.