Vybz Kartel’s New Lawyer Says Vybz Kartel Is A National Treasure

Saturday, July 4, 2020, 9:26 PM

Dancehall News, The new Attorney at Law representing Dancehall Artiste Vybz Kartel at the privy council has made his comments as to his position concerning Vybz Kartel and his efforts to overturn the murder conviction handed to him.

Buchanan who is also a recording artist as well as a fan of Vybz Kartel dubbed the artiste as “Jamaica’s National Treasure and musical lifeline”. He mentioned that it was an honor to be representing Vybz Kartel as an attorney at law. Buchanan told the news that the local music industry is “Stagnant” stemming from the freedom of expression being fought.

Isat Buchanan

Alongside Isat Buchanan’s representation of Vybz Kartel properly known as Adidjah Palmer, co-convicted Kahira Jones, and Andre St. John is now being represented by Attorney at law John Clarke while Attorney Bert Samuels still represents Shawn Campbell otherwise known as “Shawn Storm”. The date for the start of the hearing was June 29, 2020.

Since recently Isat Buchanan has become notable for his work on the George Williams case that saw him helping Williams who is known to be mentally ill to walk free after 50 years without a trial.

Vybz Kartel alongside the co-convicted men will have their case heard by the Privy Council which is at the final tier of the Jamaican justice system. Currently, Vybz Kartel will serve 32 and a half years before becoming eligible for parole, Andre St. John 27 and a half years, while Shawn Storm and Kahira Jones will need to serve 22 years and six months.

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