KINGSTON, Jamaica - Dancehall artiste Adijah Palmer also known as Vybz Kartel has been charged by Jamaican police for murder. Vybz Kartel was arrested by police last Friday, on marijuana charges along with three others who were in his company, has had the charges upgraded with murder last evening.
Investigators from the Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT), according to the Jamaican Observer, this evening charged dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of firearm.
"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," the police release said.