The murder trial involving incarcerated Dancehall star Vybz Kartel and two of his co-accused has been postponed until December 3. The trial was set to commence on Monday, October 29th in the Home Circuit court but was rescheduled due to the prosecution not being ready.
The men are represented by attorney-at-laws Michael Deans and Chris Tavares-Finson. The trial was in relation to the July 2011 murder a St. Catherine man. Kartel, who has been in custody since last year September following his arrest in a Corporate Area hotel, is to be tried along with Nigel Thompson and Lenburgh McDonald for the shooting death of Barrington 'Bossie' Bryan.
Bryan was shot to death in his community of Gregory Park, St Catherine by men in a motor car.
Vybz Kartel, whose givenl name is Adidja Palmer, is on $3 million bail in relation to that charge but he's been held in custody as he is facing another charge of murder for which he is to be tried in November. Others to be tried with Kartel for the August 2011 beating death of Clive 'Lizard' Williams in Havendale, St Andrew are Calvin Hay, entertainer Shawn 'Shawn Storm' Campbell, Andre St John, Kahira Jones and Shane Williams.
Williams was reportedly killed over a missing gun.
Meanwhile, the controversial artiste, along with Vanessa ‘Gaza Slim’ Saddler and Andre ‘Pim-Pim’ Henry are to be tried in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on November 12 on a charge of perverting the course of justice in relation to the Williams murder.