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In April 2020, the four men lost their appeal in the Jamaican Courts and promised to move their case to the highest Jamaican Court System, Privy Council, in the United Kingdom.
According to the Jamaican Constitution, the appeal Judge in charge of the case, Justice Nicole Simmonds, granted the four offenders a chance to fight for their freedom at the UK’s Privy Council.
However, this will be their last bet in securing freedom because they were sentenced for life in 2011 for the murder of Clive ‘Lizzard’ William and the four have been fighting to have their conviction lifted since 2011.
“The applicants are granted conditional leave to appeal to her majesty in council the decision of the Court of Appeal delivered on 3rd and 17th of April 2020, pursuant to section 110 subsection 2B of the Jamaica constitution for consideration of the question below subparagraph 8. ‘Does the charter of fundamental right and freedom affects the court’s authority to admit into evidence material acquired secured or polluted in breach of the rights and freedoms that the charter guaranteed and if so in what way,” Ruled Simmonds through a virtual hearing.
Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer is being presented by attorney Isat Buchanan as well as his two co-accused Andre St John and Kahira Jones. Shawn Storm, on the other hand, is represented by Bianca Samuels.
The mentioned attorneys have been given 90 days to get their case together and dispatch the required documents to the Privy Council.
Celebrating the new development that could potentially be the key to his freedom, the “summer Time” crooner has released a new song dubbed ‘Don’t Stop’ which his fans are hyping over.
Sometime this year, the Gaza King’s sentence was reduced from 35 years to 32 years and 6 months when the Court of Appeal reduced his eligibility for parole on request.
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