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Vybz Kartel Murder Trial: Defense Made No Case Submission

Defense attorneys representing Vybz Kartel and his co-accused on Monday made a no case submission before Justice Lennox Campbell in the Home Circuit court.

Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, along with Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are jointly charged for the alleged murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

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After 46 days and 24 witnesses, the prosecution final rest its case on Monday. Defense attorneys representing the five accused men immediately proceeded to make a no case submission in the absence of the jury.

Justice Lennox Çampbell is expected to hand down a ruling tomorrow. If he accepts the no case argued by the defense, all five men could walk free as early as tomorrow.

Vybz Kartel murder trial

However, if the judge rejects the submission, then the defense will call its witness and make its case in front the jury.

The Crown says Kartel and his co-accused beat Clive “Lizard” Williams to death on August 16, 2011 at a house in Havendale over two missing guns.

Cops has yet to find his body.

The defense counter saying the entire case was fabricate by the police force with the aid of a bogus informant to secure a conviction.


  1. This is why jamaica will always be a haven for criminals we glorified too much bull sh

    • Um I really don’t think its glorifying,,,,, the who case is a total mess nd is only one police wanna see kartel behind bars (Linton),,,,,, I don’t believe the text or the voice notes,, especially the one that says: they chop up the man fine fine,, a mince meat that,, that means kartel must have a fakin grinder,,, like seriously,, I wish lizard would just appear nd shame Linton, ,,, he mr linton is a freakk anyway,,,, look like kartel took his girl fr him,,,, totall fabricationssss ,,,, lets go judge,,, lets do this..

  2. Ghost name fit only a ghost expect kartel to walk

  3. I’ll keep my a.. closed and fingers crossed for kartel, Lol.

  4. Well if the evidence was tampered with then mek the man walk free then lock up like a cage animal.

  5. he needs to drop madras as a friend that yute deh look trouble

  6. If Kartel walk free hope he change the people he hangs around . No one wants to be lock away .

  7. Ppl dis is it, kartel can be free tomorrow as well as him haffi wait another week or two….!