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Grenada court grants bail to Guyanese journalist on fraud charges

Rawle Nelson

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC via JAMAICA OBSERVER) – Guyanese-born journalist Rawle Nelson has been granted EC$100,000 bail by a magistrate court in Grenada onWednesday on charges of stealing, forgery and uttering a false document.

Magistrate Karen Noel also requested that Nelson, 36, surrender all his travel documents and must report to the Central Police Station three days a week.

Nelson, who in July 2013 began working as a consultant and managing editor with Moving Target, the company which owns Meaningful Television and is also the publisher of the weekly Grenada Informer newspaper, will return to court on June 3.

The journalist, who had been in police custody since last Wednesday,  has been charged with two counts of stealing EC$15, 394.28 cents by reason of employment, forgery and uttering a false document.