Shameela Nanan, 40, Director of Edifice Construction and Engineering Services, located at Beard Street, Maraval, was charged with fraud. She was granted bail in the sum of $50,000 yesterday and will appear virtually at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on September 5th, 2021.

According to police reports, on August 15th, 2020, Nanan reportedly went to a hardware in Beetham Gardens and purchased several items which cost $11,745.65. She allegedly paid for the items via cheque. However, when the hardware employees attempted to cash the cheque on August 19th, 2020, they were informed that there were insufficient funds in the account where Nanan worked.

Enquiries were conducted under the supervision of Senior Superintendent Arlet Groome and Legal Officer Ag. Sgt Bassarath. As a result, Nanan was charged for the offence of fraud on August 16th, 2021.