Police Constable Everton Gittens was today offered bail in the amount of $200,000, following an appearance in the No. 2 Supreme Court before Justice Randall Worrell this morning.
His attorney Angela Mitchell-Gittens is refusing to comment on the matter but Barbados TODAY understands that Gittens’ release is now pending once the necessary paperwork is finalized.
Gittens was charged with the murder of Selwin ‘Blues’ Knight on March 15 last year, wounding Knight’s son, Junior Knight, with intent to maim, disfigure or disable him, as well as recklessly engaging in conduct which placed Junior Knight in danger of death or serious bodily harm, on the same date.
The latest development comes amid a firestorm created earlier this week by Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite, who criticized the continued incarceration of Gittens, while the notorious Andre ‘Lord Evil’ Jackman has been granted bail.
Knight’s relatives have said they are both shocked and upset by the developments.