No Bail For Vybz Kartel, But His Co-Accused Gaza Slim Granted Bail

11 JAN,2012

Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel is to return to court on February 1, after he was remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court.His compatriot Gaza Slim was given bail in the Home Circuit Court and must return to court on the same date.

The two are before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court, on the charges of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

It is alleged that Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer and Vanessa Saddler, more popularly known as Gaza Slim, were a part of a plot to undermine a police investigation into the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

Kartel is accused of killing Williams.

Saddler had filed a report with the police, claiming that Williams assaulted her during a robbery in Havendale, St. Andrew.

She claimed that the incident occurred on October 29, five days after Kartel was charged with William’s murder.

It is alleged that Saddler and others made up the story to help Kartel with his defence.