Vybz Kartel is back in the Home Circuit court this week for his ongoing murder trial.

The “Benz Punany” deejay, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, along with his protege Shawn “Storm” Campbell, and friends Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are all on trial for the alleged murder of their former associate Clive “Lizard” Williams.

DETAILS: Vybz Kartel Trial: Cop Grilled, Says He Cannot Vouch For Integrity Of Evidence

Former head of the cybercrime unit in OCID, Patrick Linton, spent the greater part of last week defending his lengthy testimony about data extracted from phones allegedly belonging to the accused men.

Vybz Kartel murder trial

This week he is back in the hot seat as defense attorneys grilled him about the authenticity of the phones and the data.

In a series of messages extracted from one smartphone, one police said Lizard’s body was chopped up and disposed of.

Attorneys representing the accused men are now saying the the SD card from that phone was modified on September 30, 2011, just a couple hours after Vybz Kartel was arrested at a hotel in Kingston.

Under cross-examination from Pierre Rogers, Patrick Linton says he was not the one who modified the memory card. The senior cop also said he cannot speak on if unauthorized persons used the phone while in police custody.

  • Arc Angel

    d Babylon dem know he guilty but because dem can’t prove it dem af 2 frame im up d wickedest way fi mek it stick. but a foolie nis dat because d JA justice system is a bloodclart joke to di pork

    • peace

      Some of you guys talking rubbish, kartel is not a saint, every body saying “free worl boss” him have some thing do with it that the reason he is in this situation, bout justice you guys don’t know justice , you guys don’t care because it has nothing to do with Your family or relative.

      • racksNJ

        free kartel all url fu—ng fools shula stay in skool dis case is bare fu—ry…we need kartel in luciaaa wah d bambo–att free d man ….url lackin evidence dis case is fu—ng crap

      • peace

        RacksNJ you dunce. You can see that you’re illiterate, and that what messing up the country. Seem like you didn’t even went to school.

      • Donavan Baily


      • Donavan Baily

        True dat

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  • bigzzz

    Even if kartel is found guilty there is sufficient evidence for an appeal so this wouldn’t be the last of it

  • Dunga

    Free addi wold boss!!!!

  • ? C????

    A bare idiot run Jamaica! All this class warfare, doh wah nuh ghetto youth Mek it.

  • king fury

    you fools think this could convict a man to life with this evidence lol this is a set up Jamaica need to stop wasting the tax payers money on a false case

  • Burn gaza

    Jus hurry up and lock him up becuz him guilty mi nuh why d fool fool babylon a take so long were is the guilty verdict

  • Blackbeauty_1

    Kartel und im crew should remain locked op until proven innocent. People should think where is Lizard und if im really dead who killed him because the man can’t just dissappear or kill im self.

    • gaza

      Suck u mada

      • Blackbeauty_1

        Didn’t you su– yuh mada when you was young you fool & sory dat talk ain’t offensive to mi. Say something to me you have never done youself you bully. That kind of gaza bully gangster wannabe attitude is di same ting your boss kartel im locked op for.

      • Blackbeauty_1

        Only an uneducated fool lacks manners and mi have no time for childish insults because dis forum is not about dat.

    • Donnie

      Lol smh, no disrespect, bt this is one of the the most dumbest comments I have read on here! Yuh seh ppl should think, “where is lizared” bt I honestly think, yuh should hav thought b4 u wrote tht! U & burn gaza, need to link up & just stop bad minding & go away!

      • Bf

        Hey pu$$yhole guh suck yr big muma mi nuh care abt lizard kartel is GUILiTY I jus dnt understand why it a take so long guilty verdic suh him can get back black

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      • Donnie

        First off mind ur mouth bwoy! Me na diss yuh or ur mutha! 2nd, him guilty of wat!? Yuh no seh a certant tht lizard is actually dead!? If so go mek da prossicution kno weh him deh! & mi nah tek it tht yuh a like mon, so y yuh care if the mon tun bak black!? Big mon leave da weh him look to da gyal dem. Mi only care fi de tunes dem! if him white, brown, pink or purple. No str8 up mon should care fi dat! We dnt watch mon!

      • Burn gaza

        U talking garbage the last person see lizard was the informer boy Ina kartel house if anybody fi guh find lizard is kartel nt the prossiucation . Now I’m a a black man and proud to be black kartel make marcus gravey a turn in his grave with stinking mouth him need fi stay a jail. If u are nt from jam rock dnt respond becuz everybody knw say kartel his guilty

      • Donnie

        No, marcus garvey a turb ina him grave to see so many badminded, self rightouse ppl a go & worrie themselvs on how anoda mon look. & ready to condem him b4 dem PROOVE guilty!

      • Burn gaza

        Wat u talking abt bad mind ? Oh plz kartel his a public figure suh anybody can say anything abt dat criminal no man weh a take bleaching pills dat st888 fire bun him guilty dunce head teacher hope he dnt drop d cake soap with him batty man laugh . He belong in jail

      • Burn gaza

        That dutty empire build on dis loyal kartel his the root of dis loyal fire bun!


        you dutty mouth sh– mouth stink breath bumba klat bout you a talk bout su– mudda I and I don’t tolerate dem kinda behaviour pon dis site. U SEE MI? don’t mek me af fi talk to you again

      • Blackbeauty_1

        Go away where, where do you really want me to go, dissappear like lizard ?

      • Donnie

        Jus go away wit da bad mind foolishness!

  • NYC one

    I never see nuh trial take so long . The fans should start protesting to hurry and finish with this case.

  • GazaWorl

    Verdict: Not Guilty

  • cisahec

    Might as well let his guilty a$$ out


    A f***ry this! Just free di man and done nuh..unuh mek it look like u a try incriminate the man…SMH..Free Di BOSS! This case going on too long like a flight from JA to New Zealand!

    • David Matthew Headly

      This is bare grass