Kartel, Co-Appellants Hearing Begins


The Court of Appeal began hearing arguments today to determine if entertainer Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants should be retried or be set free.

Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, Shawn Campbell otherwise called Shawn Storm, Andre St. John and Kahira Jones had their murder convictions quashed by the Privy Council in March.

The Zee spoke with Attorney representing Vybz Kartel, Alessandra Labeach who shared more of what took place in court this morning.

The Attorney was also asked about the state of the men while behind bars, as they await a decision on the matter.

The men were convicted of the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The matter is set for  June 10 to 14.