Judge orders a Disciplinary Tribunal to consider whether Lindsay Grant and Jonel Powell be suspended or expelled

By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St Kitts, March 2, 2020 – High Court Judge His Lorsdhip Mr Eddy Ventose has refused an application by St Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Tourism and International Trade Hon Lindsay Grant and Culture and Youth Ambassador Jonel Powell for an extension of time to file a defence in the misappropriation of US$460,000 case.

In a February 27, 2020 ruling Justice Ventose set a May 19, 2020 date for the Assessment of Damage hearing and ordered that they be brought before a Disciplinary Tribunal of two Judges of the High Court to consider whether they should be suspended from practicing for a specified period of time or be struck off from the Court Roll.

More details to come.

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