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Vybz Kartel lost in his appeal case

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Vybz Kartel ,Adidja Azim Palmer, Jamaican dancehall artiste, has recently lost the appeal case but fairly the sentence might be reduced.

Vybz Kartel was together with three other co-convicts ; Shawn Storm, Andre St.John and Kahira Jones charged with life imprisonment for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard ‘ Williams and his body never found.

A court hammer [Source/pixabay.com]

A 3-member panel of judges at the Jamaican Court of Appeal who included ; Frank Williams, Dennis Morrison and Patrick Brooks affirmed the 2014 murder conviction of Kartel and the three co-convicts but they have given defence attorneys 7 days to submit documents and information for them to consider a reduction in sentence for the convicted men.

Kartel’s lawyer argued that he did not get a fair trial.Kartel was sentenced to 35 years before eligible for parole and the others 25 years.

The verdict was delivered over a conference call with Attoneys and Prosecutors involved in the appeal in light of the ongoing Covid -19 pandemic.
Vybz Kartel’s Attoney , Valerie Neita Robinson said that the team will be approaching the Privy Council in London to secure the artiste’s acquittals.

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