Buju Banton Granted Evidentiary Hearing

 
 
 

Embattled dancehall star Buju Banton got a major break in his ongoing case last week when a judge granted him an evidentiary hearing.

The hearing comes just weeks after Buju’s lawyer, Chokwe Lumumba, and his defense support committee files an application after learning that one of the jurors violates court orders.

The hearing is scheduled to take place at the Sam M. Gibbons Federal Court in Tampa, Florida on December 20th.

Four of the jurors involved in the infamous trial will answer to the court during that hearing.

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Last month, juror Terri Wright admitted in an interview that she researched aspects of the case on her computer before reaching a verdict. If that turns out to be true, the judge could rule in favour of a mistrial.

Wright said her research of the case did not influence her decision.

Buju Banton, born Mark Myrie, is currently serving a 10-year sentence in a Florida prison after being convicted in February of three counts of drug trafficking charges.

The Grammy-winning singer is also facing an additional five years on a gun charge.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000565518406 James Maxwell

    Free up the Gargamel.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    creator blessing. BUJU Y DID NOT DO ANY THING WRONG WHEN Y FIGHT AGANIST MAN AND MAN USING ANUS FOR SEX.THE CREATOR CREATED THE ANUS TO PASS GAS AND WASTE MATTER THAT IT FUNCTION. THE FIRST COMANDMENT OF THE CREATOR OF THIS PLANET EARTH TO MULTIPLY AND HAVE CHILDREN.GOD CREATED US , FROM A DROP OF WATER (SPERM). GOD CREATED HUMAN BEING SO THAT HUMAN CAN BRING SOUL TO THIS UNIVERSE AND THE ONLY WAY IS A MAN AND WOMAN HAVING SEX.HUMAN BRAIN ARE BRAIN WASH TO WORRY ABOUT EDUCATION, MONEY, MAN MADE THING OF THE WORLD. BUT THE CREATOR CREATED THE SKY, THE OCEAN, STAE, SUN, WATER, OXYGEN HUMAN BEING , DARKNESS AND LIGHT ETC, FOR MAN TO LIVE.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    WE DID WRONG IN OUR PASS LIFE SO WE CAME FROM MOTHER WOMB-EARTH- GRAVE. RICH POOR SUFFER ON THIS EARTH BECAUSE WE BORN TO BE TESTED BY GOD. DURING THE TEST OF THE CREATOR HUMAN BEING MUST RECONGIZE THE CREATOR CREATION, GRATEFUL, PRAISE. THANKFUL TO THE CREATOR OF THIS UNIVERSE, GOD WILL HELP HIS PEOPLE IN THE NEXT LIFE, THE FLESH DIE BUT THE SOUL LIVE. I ASK HUMAN BEING TO LOVE ONE OTHER , KIND, POSITIVE ENERGRY, IT A HARD JOURNEY ON EARTH.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    OUR BRAIN IS ONLY PROGRAM TO RECONGIZE, GRATEFUL , LOVE, THANKFUL TO MAN MADE THING, MATERIAL THING LIKE EDUCATION, COMPUTOR, CARS, MONEY, PLANES. WHO GAVE HUMAN BEING THIS BEAUTIFUL KNOWLEDGE? PLEASE RECONGIZE, GRATEFUL, FOR GOD CREATION HE SUSTAINING OUR HEART BEAT , REMOVE TOXI FROM OUR BODY EVERY SEC. I LOVE YOU ALL. MOTHER NATURE BLESS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    HUMAN BEING IS REGULATE BY TIME , TIME TO EAT , TIME TO SLEEP, TIME TO WORK, TIME FOR DARKNESS , TIME FOR LIGHT, TIME TO GET PAY, TIME TO SING, TIME TO BE FREE. TIME TO BE BORN TIME TO DIE- IN THAT GRAVE THAT WHERE THE REAL DRAMA AND TRAUMA START WE WILL BE HEARING OUR LOVE ONE’S AND CAN NOT SAY A WORD BECAUSE ONLY THE FLESH DIE. THE SOUL SPIRIT.LIVE. LOVE YOU ALL.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    TIME BUJU BANTON WILL BE FREE. THIS IS BUJU TEST BY CREATOR OF THIS UNIVERSE.I PRAY FOR THIS BEAUTIFUL CREATION, BU HARD JOURNEY IN THIS LIFE.

  • noah

    Let’s hope and pray.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004581493202 Abdulquadir Pilo

    if what carl sayings are true, why punishing innocent Buju Banton? Big up Buju, your release is around the corner.

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    hurry up and
    com road

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002024395443 Shane Makanjera

    That’s a giant step towards freedom.Free Up di General.

 
 
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