An attorney-at-law accused of stealing thousands of dollars was granted $400,000 bail with two sureties.
It is alleged that Hilary Jeffery Nelson, of No. 134 Bagatelle Terrace, St Michael stole £$347, 560. 96 which is equivalent to BDS$855,000 belonging to Errol Hewitt between November 18, 2018 and March 4, 2019.
The 74-year-old lawyer was not required to plead to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant with his lawyer Naomi Lynton today.
The accused had to surrender his travel document to the No. 2 District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court.
He must also report to the Black Rock Police Station every Friday before 4 p.m. with valid identification.
Nelson will make his next court appearance on February 18, 2020.