Vybz Kartel charged with murder | News


Reggae star Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, was yesterday charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm and conspiracy to murder, the Jamaica Observer reports.

The charges were made following an interview by the Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT); a police release states: “The allegation is that on Monday, July 11, 2011, Palmer, along with other men, conspired to murder Barrington Burton o/c ‘Bossie’, a 27-year-old businessman/promoter of a Gregory Park address in St Catherine.

“Burton was murdered while he was standing with friends along Walkers Avenue in Gregory Park.”

The preliminary hearing will take place today (October 4, 2011) at the Half Way Tree Resident Magistrate’s Court.

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