Prison officers’ president released on bail
Prison officer Trevor Browne has been granted bail on four charges after a morning appearance in the District ‘C’ St Matthias Magistrates’ Court.
The trade unionist was represented by Queen’s Counsel Andrew Pilgrim and supported by General Secretary of the Unity Workers Union Senator Caswell Franklin, pleaded not guilty to four charges of maliciously endeavouring to seduce four prison officers from their duties between May 1 and 9 this year.
Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch released him on $1 000 bail and adjourned the matter until February 18, 2019. (HLE)