Former Education Minister Ruel Reid, CMU President Professor Fritz Pinnock and Others Granted Bail

Latest Jamaica News (Mckoy’s News) Ruel Reid, Former Education Minister and Professor Fritz Pinnock, President of the Caribbean Maritime University, along with their co-accused, have been granted bail in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court this morning, October 10, after they made their first appearance in court to answer to corruption allegations.

The former minister was granted bail in the sum of $3 million and ordered with one or two sureties. His wife and daughter were granted bail in the sum of $1 million and $500,000 respectively. They were ordered to report to the Matilda’s Corner Police Station every Wednesday and Saturday. They were also ordered to surrender their travel documents and a stop order has been placed against them.

Reid, his wife and his daughter were ordered fingerprinted and warned that they should not be seen at the Ministry of Education or the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU).

Pinnock was given bail in the sum of $2 million and Kim Brown-Lawrence, Councillor for the Brown’s Town Division in North West St Ann, was given bail in the sum of $1 million. Pinnock is ordered report to the Greater Portmore Police Station while Lawrence will report to the Brown’s Town Police Station every Wednesday and Saturday. Both have the same bail conditions as Reid and family.

They were also ordered fingerprinted.

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