Dancehall legend Bounty Killer was today freed of a gun charge and several other related offenses.
Killer, real name Rodney Pryce, and his co-accused Calis Bowen both appeared in the High Court Division of the Gun Court today to answer to the charges.
The prosecution drop the case against the two men citing inconsistency in the reports from the complainant and a senior police officer.
After leaving court, Bounty Killer took to Twitter to celebrate his legal victory.
“To god be the glory they just can’t keep a great man down finally one more obstacles cleared thanx 4 all the showers of prayers from all my Family Fans and Friends Visa is a must now fa dem and not Visitors either One Alliance Word!!!” Bounty Killer tweeted.
Bounty Killer and Bowen, who was a police officer back then, were arrested and charged with assault and illegal possession of firearm in September, 2007.
According to police reports, Bounty Killer and his entourage including his co-accused assaulted an off duty police officer during a road raged incident on St. Lucia Avenue in New Kingston.