Dancehall’s Gully Gad Mavado legal troubles are far from over as he was officially charged for assault by the Montego Bay police yesterday.
Vado, born David Brooks, was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm and malicious destruction of property stemming from an alleged attacked on a man and his son last weekend in St. James.
According to the official report by the Constabulary Communication Network CCN, on Friday January 22 about 7 p.m., Mavado assaulted a man and damaged his Toyota Camry motor vehicle along the Belmont main road in St James. It is alleged that the 51-year-old complainant stopped along the main road to allow a line of traffic to pass when Mavado and members of his entourage attacked him.
Initial reports alleges that the man refused to move his car when Mavado and his men ask him to do so, so that they could avoid a large pothole. The man subsequently receive injuries to his head, back and leg.
Mavado, who recently got back his United States visa, turned himself over to police yesterday and was slapped with the charges. He is schedule to appear in court on August 8.
Last week it was reported that the deejay is being sued by a Montego Bay base promoter after he fail to turn up for a show.