Vybz Kartel Trial Stalled For A Third Day Straight

Vybz Kartel high profile murder trial hit another snag for the third day straight today (July 10).

The “Dancehall Hero” deejay murder trial was scheduled to get underway today. However, the trial once again failed to get off the ground and was rescheduled for tomorrow, July 11.

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The presiding judge, Justice Bryan Sykes, was reportedly occupied with another trial.

Vybz Kartel’s lawyer Christian Tavares Finson asked prosecutors for a list of the witnesses who will testify in the trial. Tavares Finson also requested a copy of the indictment.

Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, was charged with the murder of promoter Barrington “Bossie” Burton. Nigel Thompson and Lenburgh McDonald are also both charged for Burton’s murder.

Vybz Kartel received bail on the charge earlier this year but remained incarcerated on another murder charge.

While behind bars, the former Portmore Empire deejay released a new album titled The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto – Incarcerated But Not Silenced (Roots & Culture).

The album is now available on iTunes.


  1. Han HO Nhim Dinh

    Free vybz kartel!

  2. The justice system is slow but he still have to answer charges for killing two people, I don’t hear no one saying free the others that are locked up.

  3. free ga$$on méditéchionne gotsh holy évytime boy sérious.

  4. bad men

  5. its a shame Jamaica! show evidence or let the man free! free vybz kartel!

  6. why keeping him lock up when you you ave no strong evidence.

  7. why keeping him lock up when you you ave no strong evidence.