DEVELOPING: Ruel Reid and Co-Accused Offered Bail, All 5 to Re-Appear in Court on January 23, 2020


Former Education Minister, Ruel Reid, his wife Sharen, and his daughter Sharelle, were offered bail a few minutes ago, when they appeared in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court.

Councilor Kim Brown Lawrence and Head of the Caribbean Maritime University, Professor Fritz Pinnock, were also offered bail.

All 5 are to return to Court on January 23 next year when the Police say the case file will be completed

All 5 appeared in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court before Presiding Judge Vaughn Smith.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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