Dancehall entertainer Dexta Daps will remain in custody at least until next week even though he has not been charged.
He is being detained under the state of emergency. His Attorney Peter Champagnie says the matter is set for mention on Monday, April 20, when the judge will decide whether he will be charged or released.
The dancehall Singjay was arrested by detectives from the St Andrew South Division and the Major Investigation Division and there is an ongoing investigation.
The attorney revealed that, circumstances surrounding the case will be ventilated in court, when the police is in attendance.
Senior Superintendent of Police Stephanie Lindsay stated that Dexta Daps was arrested in connection to several shootings of recent in the Seaview area and neighbouring communities.
The soulful deejay is currently being held at the Hunt’s Bay police station.
Because of his popularity, power and wealth, it’s alleged that he is the Don For the area where he’s from.
Dexta Daps seemingly was at home in Seaview on April 8th when the Police took him. Dexta Daps was previously arrested in 2015.