Acquitted homicide accused Pedro Deroy Ellis ought to have been launched on bail by the Court docket of Attraction when his attraction stemming from a bail software was deemed profitable.
This was the ruling of Justice Cecil McCarthy, who has given the events every week to submit written submissions on the difficulty of damages.
“Whereas I’m of the view that the bail determination was method in extra of the time it ought to have been delivered, it’s not that that has persuaded the court docket within the orders that it’s going to make,” he stated.
“The court docket was of the view that Part 13.3 of the Structure was breached. In different phrases, when you arrive at a call that an individual’s constitutional proper to a good trial inside Part 81 has been breached, which [the State] has conceded with out argument, then robotically there’s an obligation, not a discretion, underneath 13.3 (b) to launch that particular person on bail, both unconditionally or with situations. It’s that breach that actually is on the core of the choice of the court docket,” the choose famous.
Ellis, of Morris Hole, Westbury Highway, St Michael, had been accused of murdering Antonio Harewood, additionally from Westbury Highway, on Could 5, 2013. (HLE)
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