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FORMER Cash Plus boss Carlos Hill spent a second night in jail following his re-arrest at the Supreme Court on Monday.
Hill's legal team and his surety spent all day yesterday at the Supreme Court in a failed effort to have his bail offer processed.
At the end of the day, Valerie Neita-Robertson, Hill's lead counsel, expressed the view that roadblocks had been placed in the way of her client's release, despite the intervention of Chief Justice Zaila McCalla.
Hill was re-arrested Monday some two hours after the director of public prosecutions stopped the fraud trial against him with a view to starting a new trial.
The trial was stopped after defence attorneys complained about not being served with documents vital to Hill's case. Hill was re-arrested so he could be charged on an amended indictment.
About an hour after his re-arrest, Hill was offered $15-million bail by Justice Lloyd Hibbert.
Yesterday, Deborah Martin described as "frustrating" the efforts to have Hill's bail processed and expressed concern that the average citizen, who did not have the same level of support as Hill, had to endure the same level of frustration.
"It was a shocking day," Martin said. "It has been one of institutional frustration from those in the justice system."
Martin said the problem lies within the criminal registry of the Supreme Court and called for the bail processing system to be "rationalised and standardised".
Hill is to return to the Home Circuit Court on May 17 when his case is set to be mentioned.
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