On Tuesday morning during a case management hearing involving Kartel’s attorneys and government prosecutors, the date was set for the Appeal Court to hear the appeal of convicted dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel case.
In December, the parties are to return to court for another case management hearing to ensure that all the documents are ready for the appeal.
Sentenced to life imprisonment in April 2014 for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams are renowned dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, whose given name is Adidja Palmer, along with three other co-accused namely: Andre St. John; Sean Campbell and Kahira Jones.
Clive “Lizard” Williams was allegedly killed at a house in Havendale, St. Andrew; however, his body was never found.
Vybz Kartel’s attorneys claimed the artiste was wrongly convicted and will be urging the Appeal Court to quash the conviction and sentence.
The Appeal Court is to hear the appeal of convicted dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel on February 19, 2018.