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Members of Vybz Kartel’s camp are touting to draft a petition in a bid to acquire bail for the incarcerated deejay.

Since last Monday, several tweets from the deejay’s official account have been fuelling his supporters to be a part of a petition in a bid to get bail for the artiste.

“We can now confirm that there is no doubt that the system in Jamaica is determined to deny a fair trial for Addi. Gaza army, we have to stop dem,” one of the tweets said on Monday.

Another of the tweets read, “recruit followers cuz we nah stay quiet no more. Fair trial includes the right to bail. Petition starting this week.”

denied bail

Two Fridays ago the dancehall artiste, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was again denied bail in connection with the killing of Clive ‘Lizard’ Campbell.

Kartel and his co-accused are to return to the Home Circuit Court on May 27, when it is expected that the trial will begin. He was opposed bail on the basis that the prosecution has maintained that the case against the deejay is strong.

The deejay is charged jointly with Andre St John, Cairo Jones, Shane Williams, Calvin Haye and fellow entertainer Shawn Campbell, more popularly known as ‘Shawn Storm’. Kartel has been in custody since September 2011.

He has been granted bail in relation to the murder of Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton in another case, but cannot take up the offer because of the Williams matter. It is alleged that Williams was killed at Kartel’s home in Havendale, St Andrew, on August 16, 2011.

Williams and another man were reportedly taken to the entertainer’s house to account for a lost firearm. Williams’ body has not been found.

Meanwhile, attorney-at-law Christian Tavares-Finson, one of the lawyers representing Kartel, said that in the deejay’s circumstance, a petition may not help him.

The attorney said that it would not be difficult to garner thousands of signatures for the deejay, but the Crown is saying the case against Kartel is strong and he has more than one case.

“It’s always good to garner support, but the system is very straight forward and a petition is not a strong ground for bail in this circumstance. An application for bail has been denied in the Supreme Court and a decision is yet to be made about whether or not we should appeal the court’s decision,” Tavares-Finson said.

12 Responses to DEMONSTATION = NO BAIL

  • Real says:


  • PPL busineSS says:

    MORNING MET, me a wonder if d man whe him kill can demonstrate fi come bk to life…KARTEL FI ROT A PRISON

  • Observer says:

    how em manige maintain em color bout dem a tweet ole devil ere di word dem use “recruit” still a tri conform ppl pitney inna em slackness

  • Anonymous says:

    Him muss tann right in de, yessss we all love his music but if a did my family him kill, it wouldn’t be so easy for me to forgive him so yes mr. Grandfather devil, u muss tann right Ina jail

  • Tawkchuet says:

    Unnu see say J’can ppl no know when fi protest when di man when shoot up di taxi n kill the woman likkle son get bail wha meck unnu Neva a protest? Likes ago kill Nuff a dem trust me

  • Real says:

    shawty have him up fi cover pictcha …………..true shi a drive di vehicle.dem…all shawty kno seh ..elvis will be in live concert before him touch road …………….ppl business u nuh easee ……….observer a lasco mi feel seh do it

  • Real says:

    dem nuh know wen fi protest…half a dem weh a sign petition cah even bl$%^cleet read ……mi know seh shawty a pretend bout shi want him outta road because how him terrible and tan shi mus drink some champagne wen dem lock him up

  • Observer says:

    real jamaica fuel offa likes dem is a set a i doah noe weh fi seh….shawty nuh too ritid suh mi nuh hav much words fi she

  • Cindy Royal says:

    Look how many of our young men, many of whom r innocent, but due to a corrupt police force, an extremely slow justice system & poverty, they languish away in detention year in year out in Jamaica & no1 so much as gives them a 2nd thought, no matter how many times they go to court & publicly profess their innocence. Not a defense lawyer, or a court reporter or a clerk will even look at them, write a story about their plight, much less for a petition to be started on their behalf. kmt

  • Anonymous says:

    modern day Manson tuh blow wow….smh

  • Hotstepper...formerly peeper says:

    oh boy, if he was a good candidate for bail he would have gotten it….he will just have to stay there like everyone else that has not gotten bail, and wait for his day in court….he deserves a fair trial as according to the law…mi never sey him innocent or him guilty, because none of us honestly know, so me nah judge, but if him fi dweet him fi stay deh…him look good inna da pic deh doh…

    @observer, is wah u a talk sey, everything inna prison mi love….mi likkle bredda lock up a jamaica and call me pon him cell phone in deh…so u tan deh

  • Mi luv da site yah says:

    After di people dem weh him kill cant get bail from dem grave, so how him fi get bail from jail. A tan him fi tan in deh and rotten, ole wicked. Him think seh tru him popular him fi just kill people and get weh wid it scotch free so. Yuh do yuh crime, now do yuh time. Nuff a dem gwaan like seh dem bad and as Police hold on pan dem dem satrt bawl fi dem madda.

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