Embattled dancehall star Vybz Kartel was today remanded when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court on two murder charges.
Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is awaiting trial on two murders charges in relation to the death of Clive “Lizard” Williams and Barrington “Bossie” Burton. The “Cake Soap” deejay was granted bail on the murder of Burton, but remains behind bars since he has yet to secure bail on the murder of Williams.
Palmer and four of his co-accused, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Cayro Jones, Andre St. John and Shane Williams were remanded. Another co-accuse, Stylist/Designer Calvin Haye, is out on bail.
The men are to return to the Home Circuit Court on June 8.
According to police report, Williams was beaten to death at a home in Havendale in August year by Vybz Kartel and his co-accused. Williams was killed over a missing firearm. Police also reported that Burton was shot to death last summer in Gregory Park while standing with friends.
Lenburgh McDonald and Nigel Thompson are also charged in connection to Burton’s murder.