Dancehall Star Kartel Jailed

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Oct. 12, 2011: Jamaican-born, dancehall star Vybz Kartel was yesterday jailed for ganja.

The artiste, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was remanded to prison until November 10th on ganja charges following a court appearance.

The remand comes just two days before Kartel is set to answer murder related charges. He will appear to answer murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of a firearm charges on October 13th.

It is alleged that on July 11, Kartel along with other men conspired to murder Barrington ‘Bossie’ Burton, a 27-year-old businessman and promoter of a Gregory Park address in St. Catherine. Burton was murdered while he was standing with friends along Walkers Avenue in Gregory Park.