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Jamaica: Police dismiss rumours of attempts to poison Kartel

Police are dismissing claims that attempts are being made at the Horizon prison in Kingston to harm incarcerated entertainer Vybz Kartel.

Rumours have been swirling that attempts at poisoning the popular DJ have been made.

Head of Kingston Western Division, Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor told OBSERVER ONLINE a short while ago that he is aware of the rumours and made checks but all the claims were unsubstantiated.

“We have heard the rumours that attempts were being made to harm the entertainer and we would have visited the area and spoken to officials there and found these rumours to be false,” said McGregor.

He also dismissed claims that a female was arrested trying to smuggle poison into the correctional facility to harm the artiste.

“All of these allegations are false. The police have made checks and found rumours to be untrue,” McGregor emphasised.

Kartel (Adidja Palmer) is serving life imprisonment for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams in Havendale, a suburb north of Kingston, on August 16, 2011.

He was sentenced on April 3, 2014 and will not be eligible for parole for 35 years.

Kartel and three co-convicts have filed appeals against their conviction and sentences, claiming they got an unfair trial, and that there was a miscarriage of justice in the matter. (Jamaica Observer)

7 Responses to Jamaica: Police dismiss rumours of attempts to poison Kartel

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Kartel poison heself already with the bleach and ink.

  2. Katrina P Lewis
    Katrina P Lewis January 17, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    He look poison already

  3. Lorraine Lewis
    Lorraine Lewis January 17, 2015 at 9:23 pm

    …look just like the crypt keeper…..

  4. Peggy Stoute Morin
    Peggy Stoute Morin January 18, 2015 at 5:54 am

    What is with them and the bleaching? I wondered if he had vitiligo.


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