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Vybz Kartel Trial: Defense Attorneys Continues Closing Statements

 
 

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Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused are back in the Home Circuit court today for what could be the beginning of their final week in court.

Last week Thursday, Miguel Lorne, who represents Shawn “Storm” Campbell, started making his closing pitch to the 11-member jury. However, court adjourned on Thursday because one jury could not make it to court on Friday.

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Lorne is currently on the floor making his closing arguments. He told the jury that lead prosecutor Jeremy Taylor is trying to cloud their judgement with a case that has far too many evidence of corruption.

Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are on trial for the alleged murder of their former associate Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The Crown says Williams was beaten to death by the accused men on August 16, 2011 at a house in Havendale. His was killed over two missing guns belonging to the former Portmore Empire head.

His body has yet to be found.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • max

    The International Justice System needs a complete overhaul.You need to convict someone bring hard and not doctored evidence.

  • Yardie

    Kartel a go prison this week. Him kill Lizard so him fi do the time for it. Justice for Lizard.

    • ja dony

      Yardi dont b happy wi da folling down fi da another man.dis a di set up fi de yut t g to jell.

    • Thomez Santana

      Yardi, a how you a talk bout kartel Fi go a jail cah him killed lizard? If you sure sey iim didda killed lizard den a where di man bloodclaat baddy deh? Nah come ya wid bagga chat cah yuh rassclaat nuh love kartel. Free up pan di man niem izeemi.

    • marlon Lowe

      Yardie. It’s obvious you’re a hater..however, its not what u know, its what you can prove

  • peace

    Money a run, the same police them a mess up the evidence.

    • one love

      Free the men. Full time now free up

    • Burn gaza

      A that mi say too money a run becuz babylon have a lot of evidence fi say guilty or nt guilty tis case too long

  • King Fury

    Yardie go read a book son . you sound like a fool this case is a set up if anything the cops did this to convict a man and have to bring proof the witness has been lying from day one this is why people are dying in the streets go learn something and stop talking about something you dont know about

    • peace

      Kartel do or set up the killing, money a run case a get buy out….corruption

      • Oshane ZeroNugent Barclay

        You sound uneducated. Go back to day one of the trial and add
        up all the prosecution evidence and then try to make sense of it.

      • peace

        My opinion, you stupid

      • Oshane ZeroNugent Barclay

        Umm more like a solid statement. But k…………

      • one love

        Wat do u know

      • InaGotovina

        your opinion is useless, since none of it is a proven fact.

  • Cleston Hayden

    Kartel guilty, if not who else killed lizard?

    • InaGotovina

      prove hes dead first then ask that q

      • England Gaza

        That’s right it’s all circumstantial evidence. Nothing given by the prosecution proves without reasonable doubt that kartel killed any1. No just and fair jury can convict a man on this weak evidence. Yardi I’ve seen lots of your post and you base your virdict on hate and no facts what so ever your like a child that just needs his say and say it without any rational thought. You my friend are kinda dumb and I pitty your stupidity. Kartel ah walk free Soon England ah miss his music

    • Kingston kush

      Why do you guys say “kill” ? In Canada and the U.S. its hard to convict a person without a body. Stop rushing to judgment. Watch the trial in its entirety and then judge.

  • terrence

    People mi a beg unuh fi ansa these questions…the state is trying to prosecute vybze kartel and some of his cronies for murder. The main evidence that they had to get a conviction was tampered with just 3hrs after the arrest of the entertainer (mobile phone). The main witness is a wanted “gun man”. The main witness statement went missing while in the care of the “prosecution”. The original “CD” that they had to verify the facts on the mobile phone evidence went missing while in the care of the “prosecution”. Vybz kartel was never identified in any of the footages shown. I could go on and on but, the real question is…which side is the corruption coming from? It amazed me to see so much blunder in one case that I’m starting to look at this case in a totally different light. Who’s paying who and which side is more corrupted?..the defence or the prosecution? I just can’t seem to fathom how the prosecution could make so much blunder in a case that they “supposedly” want a victory at the end.

    • Tendai Mwale

      in fact the evidence tampering by the police points to them murdering lizard and conspiring to implicate Kartel. there is no DNA evidence to link the men to the murder. the police did not put any effort to secure Kartel’s place so that they later claim destruction of evidence by kartel.

      • terrence

        Yes mammi , mi hear what yuh saying and to be frank, you have a solid point. When it comes to the JCF ,nothing surprises me…how can they the prosecution be so adamant that Clive Williams is dead and they didn’t find any carcass, DNA or solid proof? Seems to me that they know something that the rest of us don’t… just saying

  • ja dony

    Free Adie he is innocent

  • marlon Lowe

    World boss should and must do road..even if he’s guilty, they have no concrete evidence. And how could the police officer use a cell phone that was place as evidence in the crime?? That’s called tampering with evidence..where’s the body? How about the sighting of Clive days after the alledged murder..and list goes on, my point is, they have no solid evidence so they are acting like a drowning man by catching at a straw. Jamaican judicial sh-tstem need to change and get rid of the corrupt cops and politicians.FREE ADIDJA PALMER. DONT TURN HIM INTO A POLITICAL PRISONER.