Vybz Kartel Optimistic He Will Be Free Despite Trial Delays

Incarcerated dancehall star Vybz Kartel is looking forward to the day he will walk out of the Horizon Remand Center.

The “Dancehall Hero” deejay will spend several more months behind bars before going on trial for two murder charges.

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A close source to the former Portmore Empire boss, who regularly visit him behind bars, told Dancehall HipHop he is optimistic about clearing his name and walking free.

“Addi know they don’t have a strong case against him and that is the sole reason why they keep putting off the case,” the source told Dancehall HipHop.

“Yes the delays are frustrating but Addi know he will walk free when the smoke clear,” the source added.

The source also told us that Vybz Kartel will be releasing some new music in the coming weeks.

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Kartel, whose government name is Adidja Palmer, will go on trial for the murder of St. Catherine Businessman/promoter Barrington “Bossie” Burton and dancer Clive “Lizard” Williams.

According to police report, Burton was shot several times in the summer of 2011 while standing on the side of a road in Gregory Park, St. Catherine.

Williams was allegedly beaten to death by Vybz Kartel and his co-accused at a home in Havendale over a missing firearm.

Police say they have video evidence linking the dancehall star to the murder.

Vybz Kartel returned to court on November 18.