Legal woes for embattled Dancehall superstar, Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer could mount following a shocking revelation that the popular deejay could face more murder charges.
Kartel currently resides at the Horizon Remand Centre, facing two murder charges that allegedly took place this past summer. One October 3, The self-professed “Worl’ Boss” was charged with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of a firearm in the shooting death of Barrington “Bossie” Burton, 27, a businessman/promoter from Gregory Park, St. Catherine. Three weeks later, Kartel was charged in the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams, a dancer from Waterford, St. Catherine. Kartel’s Portmore Empire proteges, Shawn Storm and Andre “Mad Suss” St. John, his designer, Calvin “Moonie” Haye as well as Cayro Jones were jointly charged in Williams’ murder.
On Thursday morning, reports surfaced that law enforcement officials are investigating Vybz Kartel in five other murder cases. According to the Head of the Criminal Investigation Branch, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell, investigations carried out by detectives implicated “Di Teacha” in five other murders; intimating that charges will be issued against the controversial deejay in the near future.
Meanwhile, Powell implied that said detectives are also investigating other Dancehall entertainers and that they are pursuing said artistes.
Vybz Kartel faces a December 2 court date with relation to his current murder and drug-related charges.