John Travolta, Jett Travolta

Courtesy of Travolta Family

John Travolta has officially been named as a witness in the extortion case being prosecuted by the Bahamian attorney general, E! News has exclusively learned.

The court docket filed by prosecutors late Monday at Magistrate's Court in New Providence lists 14 witnesses, among them Travolta; his Bahamian lawyer, Allyson Maynard; and his U.S.-based lawyers, Michael Ossi and Michael McDermott.

Paramedic Tarino Lightbourne pleaded not guilty earlier Monday to attempted extortion and conspiracy to extort. His lawyer, Senator Pleasant Bridgewater, was charged with conspiracy to extort. She has resigned her political post and will be arraigned Wednesday. She has denied the charges.

Travolta pal and MP Obie Wilchombe, who was detained for questioning on Friday, is not currently listed as a witness.

The witnesses "are expected to give evidence against Lightbourn and Bridgewater in court. They would not actually have to do anything until the trial starts," a court insider tells E! News.

"The presence of their names on the dockets just means that the prosecution plans to call them as witnesses and, barring any extenuating circumstances, they will be."

The Travolta camp has not commented on the case since announcing a week ago that the family had been targeted in a $25 million extortion scheme involving their late son, Jett.

As we reported yesterday, the FBI has been brought in to assist local authorities with the evidence.

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