Vybz Kartel verdict

Chaos erupted in front of the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston this afternoon after hundreds of Vybz Kartel fans stormed a police barricade.

Police officers moved to cordon off sections of the streets to the court house this morning fearing a stampede as the verdict draws near.

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But this afternoon a large crowd of angry fans stormed the barricade when they saw rapper Busta Rhymes arrived at the court.

Kartel fans

Police officers called in reinforcements but by then the crowd had already flood the front section of the Supreme Court building.

The jury is now deliberating and a verdict could be reached tonight.