Portmore Empire boss Vybz Kartel is schedule to return to court this week where he is expected to apply for bail.

Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is schedule to return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court this Wednesday October 26 to answer to murder charges.

The “Dancehall Hero” deejay was remanded into custody after his previous court hearing after his lawyers deferred his bail application due to the absence of a witness statement.

Vybz Kartel was arrested on 30th of September in New Kingston, and charged with the possession of 4.3 ounces of marijuana. Vybz Kartel along with three other persons were taken into custody. The deejay was slapped with more serious charges of murder, conspiracy to murder, and illegal possession of a firearm just days later.

The charges are in connection with the murder of Barrington ‘Bossie’ Burton, a 27-year-old promoter and businessman from Gregory Park in St Catherine.

If convicted, Vybz Kartel could face several years to life behind bars.