Jamaican man granted bail on charge of cruelty to a child


    A 42-year-old Jamaican man was granted $60,000 bail when he appeared in court yesterday charged with cruelty to a child.

    The accused, who lives at Dutch Fort in Scarborough, is accused of beating a 12-year-old.

    In addition to bail, Scarborough Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor also ordered that he have no communication with the child.

    The accused will reappear before the court on March 22nd.