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Vybz Kartel Marks One Year Since His Incarceration

On September 29, 2011 a group of law enforcement officers converged on a hotel in Kingston where Vybz Kartel was staying with a group of friends and arrested him in an operation that would change the deejay’s life forever.

Music: Popcaan – Can’t Believe [Vybz Kartel Diss]

That day he was arrested for possession of marijuana, which is illegal in Jamaica. He was also taken to several properties around Kingston that he owned or frequently visit where detectives conducted a heavy search and seize several equipments. However, that was the beginning of a faith no one knew was coming.

Three days later Vybz Kartel was charged with the murder of a St. Catherine promoter/businessman Barrington “Bossie” Burton. According to official police report, Burton, 27, was shot and killed by Vybz Kartel and a group of men while standing with friends alongside Walkers Avenue in the Gregory Park area. The “Dancehall Hero” deejay was also charged with illegal possession of a firearm.

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Less than a month after he was charged with murder, Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, was slapped with a second murder charge. Detectives say they have in their possession graphic video evidence linking Vybz Kartel to the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Williams’ body was never found.

Vybz Kartel was jointly charged with protégé Shawn “Storm” Campbell, stylist Calvin Haye, and four other men.

Since then, Kartel and his co-accused have rocked up a mountain of related charges including conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Vybz Kartel’s murder trial starts in November.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002286064047 Dexter Snoxx

    Kartel best dee jay in the world, free the worl’boss.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000381088059 DonfrancisTarz Lákè Kartel

    Tings gwaan bad pon Gaza.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002787182296 Dominic Torredo

    vybes kartel didn’t do that he is my life.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002137540087 Munyaradzi M-belly Matimbira

    free adi wrld boss.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1496032876 Stokoh Jones

    free di boss.wi ah run behind yuh in dis tym…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001825485518 Sandress Ching’oma

    Free kartel, he’s a deejay not murderer.

  • Jasmine J. Mitchell

    lock him up and dash weh di key…devil’s spawn.

  • rodney

    free up the world boss bomboclats

  • http://showlife.co.za Dizzy Dee

    jah will set him free…..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000128997724 Lisa Padilla

    Damn, just found out he was locked up. Love him.

  • Kimopple AnointedOne Golding

    Oh Lord God you know what you doing just do your will, but this man is posses.