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Vybz Kartel Trial: Phone Memory Card Data Modified By Cops

Vybz Kartel is back in the Home Circuit court this week for his ongoing murder trial.

The “Benz Punany” deejay, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, along with his protege Shawn “Storm” Campbell, and friends Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are all on trial for the alleged murder of their former associate Clive “Lizard” Williams.

DETAILS: Vybz Kartel Trial: Cop Grilled, Says He Cannot Vouch For Integrity Of Evidence

Former head of the cybercrime unit in OCID, Patrick Linton, spent the greater part of last week defending his lengthy testimony about data extracted from phones allegedly belonging to the accused men.

Vybz Kartel murder trial

This week he is back in the hot seat as defense attorneys grilled him about the authenticity of the phones and the data.

In a series of messages extracted from one smartphone, one police said Lizard’s body was chopped up and disposed of.

Attorneys representing the accused men are now saying the the SD card from that phone was modified on September 30, 2011, just a couple hours after Vybz Kartel was arrested at a hotel in Kingston.

Under cross-examination from Pierre Rogers, Patrick Linton says he was not the one who modified the memory card. The senior cop also said he cannot speak on if unauthorized persons used the phone while in police custody.


  1. d Babylon dem know he guilty but because dem can’t prove it dem af 2 frame im up d wickedest way fi mek it stick. but a foolie nis dat because d JA justice system is a bloodclart joke to di pork

    • Some of you guys talking rubbish, kartel is not a saint, every body saying “free worl boss” him have some thing do with it that the reason he is in this situation, bout justice you guys don’t know justice , you guys don’t care because it has nothing to do with Your family or relative.

  2. Even if kartel is found guilty there is sufficient evidence for an appeal so this wouldn’t be the last of it

  3. Free addi wold boss!!!!

  4. A bare idiot run Jamaica! All this class warfare, doh wah nuh ghetto youth Mek it.

  5. you fools think this could convict a man to life with this evidence lol this is a set up Jamaica need to stop wasting the tax payers money on a false case

  6. Jus hurry up and lock him up becuz him guilty mi nuh why d fool fool babylon a take so long were is the guilty verdict

  7. Kartel und im crew should remain locked op until proven innocent. People should think where is Lizard und if im really dead who killed him because the man can’t just dissappear or kill im self.

      • Didn’t you su– yuh mada when you was young you fool & sory dat talk ain’t offensive to mi. Say something to me you have never done youself you bully. That kind of gaza bully gangster wannabe attitude is di same ting your boss kartel im locked op for.

      • Only an uneducated fool lacks manners and mi have no time for childish insults because dis forum is not about dat.

    • Lol smh, no disrespect, bt this is one of the the most dumbest comments I have read on here! Yuh seh ppl should think, “where is lizared” bt I honestly think, yuh should hav thought b4 u wrote tht! U & burn gaza, need to link up & just stop bad minding & go away!

      • Hey pu$$yhole guh suck yr big muma mi nuh care abt lizard kartel is GUILiTY I jus dnt understand why it a take so long guilty verdic suh him can get back black

      • lol

      • First off mind ur mouth bwoy! Me na diss yuh or ur mutha! 2nd, him guilty of wat!? Yuh no seh a certant tht lizard is actually dead!? If so go mek da prossicution kno weh him deh! & mi nah tek it tht yuh a like mon, so y yuh care if the mon tun bak black!? Big mon leave da weh him look to da gyal dem. Mi only care fi de tunes dem! if him white, brown, pink or purple. No str8 up mon should care fi dat! We dnt watch mon!

      • U talking garbage the last person see lizard was the informer boy Ina kartel house if anybody fi guh find lizard is kartel nt the prossiucation . Now I’m a a black man and proud to be black kartel make marcus gravey a turn in his grave with stinking mouth him need fi stay a jail. If u are nt from jam rock dnt respond becuz everybody knw say kartel his guilty

      • No, marcus garvey a turb ina him grave to see so many badminded, self rightouse ppl a go & worrie themselvs on how anoda mon look. & ready to condem him b4 dem PROOVE guilty!

      • Wat u talking abt bad mind ? Oh plz kartel his a public figure suh anybody can say anything abt dat criminal no man weh a take bleaching pills dat st888 fire bun him guilty dunce head teacher hope he dnt drop d cake soap with him batty man laugh . He belong in jail

      • That dutty empire build on dis loyal kartel his the root of dis loyal fire bun!

      • you dutty mouth sh– mouth stink breath bumba klat bout you a talk bout su– mudda I and I don’t tolerate dem kinda behaviour pon dis site. U SEE MI? don’t mek me af fi talk to you again

      • Go away where, where do you really want me to go, dissappear like lizard ?

      • Jus go away wit da bad mind foolishness!

  8. I never see nuh trial take so long . The fans should start protesting to hurry and finish with this case.

  9. Verdict: Not Guilty

  10. Might as well let his guilty a$$ out

  11. A f***ry this! Just free di man and done nuh..unuh mek it look like u a try incriminate the man…SMH..Free Di BOSS! This case going on too long like a flight from JA to New Zealand!