Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel has been charged with murder in the death of a 27-year old promoter/businessman.
The Jamaica Observer is reporting that the 35-year old Kartel, real name, Adidja Palmer, was charged Monday (October 3) with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of firearm.
The Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT) released a statement regarding the arrest.
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,
Kartel is scheduled to appear in court today.