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Former manager of Special Projects at the National Works Agency, NWA, George Knight, was this afternoon remanded until Monday when a decision on his bail application will be made.

Knight, is among five men who were arrested by the Major Organized Crime and Anti Corruption Task Force, MOCA on Friday.

Knight, of Cherry Gardens, Upper St. Andrew, is charged with forgery, uttering forged documents and conspiracy to deceive.

Inspector of Police, Andrew Bobb, engineers Clava Mantock and his son Clava Mantock Junior, along with a man by the name of Melville Edwards are also similarly charged.

Dennis Brooks has more in this report….

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Knight’s attorney, Peter Champaigne today urged the court to grant his client bail following an interview with the Police at 1:00 this afternoon.

However, Senior Resident Magistrate, Georgianna Fraser, postponed her decision until Monday.

A decision on whether bail will be granted to the younger Mantock will also be made on Monday.

Prosecutors today objected to bail for Knight and Mantock Jr. on the premise that 33 rounds of ammunition were found on a premises where the younger Mantock was detained.

The prosecutor told the court that the younger Mantock told the Police the ammunition belonged to Knight, who’s a licensed firearm holder.

Mr. Champaigne told the court that his client was not in possession of more ammunition than was legally prescribed.

Inspector Bobb, the elder Mantock and Edwards, were offered bail in the sum of 2-million dollars each.

The prosecution did not object to the granting of bail to the three men.

The Court was told today that Mr. Knight’s company, Cenitech Engineering Solutions, submitted a number of fake documents to the authorities in order to receive multi-million dollar Government contracts.

Inspector Bobb and the other co-accused were alleged to be part of a scheme to misrepresent the credentials of Cenitech and another company which he was said to have formed.

Bobb and Knight are brothers.

Today, Knight’s wife, Dr. Sandra Knight, sobbed as Mr. Champaigne made the bail application in the Corporate Area Criminal Court.

The five men were picked up last Friday during a joint operation led by MOCA, which was carried out at seven locations in the Corporate Area, St. Catherine and Portland.

Dennis Brooks, for Nationwide News.

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