Vybz Kartel charged for murder

INVESTIGATORS from the Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT) this evening charged Adijah Palmer o/c ‘Vybz Kartel’ of a Kingston 8 address for the following offences:
1. Murder
2. Illegal Possession of firearm
3. Conspiracy to murder

The charges against Palmer were made following the conduct of an interview this afternoon by detectives from the MIT in the presence of his attorneys, the police said.

The allegations are 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 tomorrow at the Half Way Tree Resident Magistrate’s Court.

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