ABC journalist Peter Lloyd released on bail

July 23rd, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Melbourne, July 23 (ANI): ABC journalist Peter Lloyd, facing charges of drug trafficking in Singapore, will be released on 45,000 dollars bail.

Lloyd appeared before the court this afternoon accompanied by a friend, a local lawyer and ABC news boss John Cameron

Mohamed Mazlee Bin Abdul Malik, Lloyds friend told the judge he had known the journalist and knew his family since mid-2007. He added that Lloyd would be under his “charge and care” if released, reports

The judge ordered Lloyds release on 45,000 dollars bail with conditions that he has to report to police three times a week, and remain contactable to authorities.

Lloyd will be released from the Subordintae Court as soon as the paperwork is completed. (ANI)

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