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Vybz Kartel Trial: Judge Wraps up Summation Of Prosecution Witnesses

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Justice Lennox Campbell on Wednesday wrapped up his summation of the prosecution 24 witnesses in the Home Circuit court.

On Thursday the presiding judge in Vybz Kartel murder trial will give the 11-member jury his summation of the defense witnesses when the trial resume Thursday morning. Following which he will send the jury off for deliberation.

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During his lengthy summation of the prosecution witnesses, Justice Lennox Campbell told jurors that they should focus on the evidence rather than sympathy for the victim or the accused men.

The judge also told the jury to not find Vybz Kartel guilty based on the content of his lyrics.

The judge and defense attorneys also lock heads on several occasions throughout his summation. On one occasion a defense attorney stormed out of the courtroom while the judge was giving his summation on text messages and BBM messages evidence in the case.

Defense attorneys have maintained that the integrity of the Blackberry smartphone was compromised by police officers in the cyber crime unit.

Vybz Kartel, born name Adidja Palmer, and his co-accused Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are on trial for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams, who authorities say was killed on August 16, 2011 in Havendale over two missing guns.

His body was never found.

Nicki Safaree
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • Yom kipor

    Vybz kartel might get free but the others I don’t think so

  • Lilbloodz Lilbloodz

    Well today we will know if it’s free world boss
    Would love it if he comes out but
    If he did it let god be the judge
    Just sayin

    • youngjason

      ya he will have to answer to god not us nor a judge . only god can judge him . he better learn from this and jus focus on his music not foolish thing and better company .

    • Guest

      is GOD one of the 11 member jury?…hehe!!

  • Burn dutty gaza

    Hurry up and lock all dem becuz dem guilty justice for lizard

  • Lageon

    Wasn’t this supposed to end this week?