Bahamas, May 18th 2017: Police are currently questioning former BAIC Chairman and Former Deputy Speaker of the HOA, Dion Smith. Reports say Smith was arrested after his return into the country. His arrest comes after investigations commenced into alleged theft at the corporation and arrests of some nine employees earlier this week.
Police say CCTV footage showed the employees removing computers and documents from BAIC offices the day after elections. BAIC, Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation, oversees business development in farming and creative industries in The Bahamas, while offering funding for projects within the sector and expertise guidance.