Vybz Kartel Trial Day 21 Live Updates: No Jury In Court

Vybz Kartel high profile murder trial continues today in the Home Circuit court in Kingston for day 21.

The highly publicized trial is now in its fifth week and is nowhere near a verdict.

Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is on trial for the alleged murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. The dancehall star is jointly charged with Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams.

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According to law enforcement authorities, Williams was beaten to death by the accused men on August 16, 2011 at a house in Havendale, St. Andrew. Police theorized that Williams was killed over a missing illegal firearm belonging to Vybz Kartel.

In court today former head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Cybercrime Unit, Patrick Linton, will continue to give testimony behind closed doors. Hence, there will be no media access to today’s proceedings.

Justice Lennox Campbell asked the jury to return to court tomorrow.


Digicel expert witness, Mario Assaad, says he is unable to determine whether or not text messages police say they recovered from cellphones belonging to Vybz Kartel did in fact originate from those devices.

He said SIM cards can be cloned.


Cybercrime cop Patrick Hilton is now giving testimony behind closed doors. His testimony is based around how the police recovered information from equipments taken from the accused men.

Stay tuned to this page for regular updates throughout today.


  1. Lizard is a gun man don’t? and him is a gun tief don’t .some people really stupid. This is a big vendetta agains kartel and him true friends dem. Babylon bring a gunbag as the main witness after dem cook up some blood claat all in one .but dah food deh nuh Cook good free bumbuh claat world boss meck him run road again. Nuh matta wah unuh duh di man unstoppable.

    • Toronto say free da boss

      U can’t even say lizzad dead what if him show up next week or him run gone abroad there is never ever a case for murder with no body it’s dat simple

  2. Lock up the dunce head teacher and free buju banton too much nasty things gwan pon the gaza him need fi get some jail time suh him can get back black burn out daddy devil

  3. I cant stand this man but where are the damn evidence and proof. This has to be a joke or publicity stunt even though its been over a year, its getting annoying now,free the man if hes not guilty for goodness sake !

  4. Its is clear to me that Kartel fans are not interested in Justis for Clive Smith – suppose he was your brother or son?

    • listen its clear to me your a damn fool . If they have all these info they said they had on kartel why arent they showning and get this cases over with .why they draggin it on and on for 2 years it took for em to get this case moving that nuh right .If kartel did do it then he will have to answer to God.I dont think any murder is going to record their crime pon a cell phone that dont make no sense .The case dont make no sense either .look at the facts you dumb fu– . WORLD FINNA TOUCH DI ROAD

      • Normally I would never respond to a buffone – but I am going to make in exception this once – Fu–ng clown go and educate yourself about how matters are handle in a court of law specific to a murder trial and dummy for reference OJ Simpson trial lasted 134 days – I swear Kartel have the dumbest Fan in the world.

    • Yea we want justice but don’t mean u pin it on the world boss it’s clear from the last 5 weeks that there is no case here for the GAZAGENERAL to answer to free do man

  5. Free di Teacha!!!!