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Former airport manager on bail

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Former airport manager on bail

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Former manager of the Airport Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, Davanand Birju, has been granted TT$200,000 (One TT dollar=US$0.16 cents) bail after being charged with fraud relating to his academic qualifications.
Birju, who appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar in the Port of Spain Eighth Court, will return to court in Arima, east of here on May 28.
The state alleges that on August 8, 2012, he uttered a forged document stating he had a Bachelor of science degree (BSc) in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, which he obtained on May 26,1988…knowing it to be false and with the intent to defraud”.
As a condition of his bail, the former senior airport authority official has to surrender his travel documents as well as report to the San Fernando Police Station, south of here twice a week.