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Vybz Kartel lost in his appeal case

 

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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