Dancehall star, Ninjaman, who is facing a murder charge, began testifying on his own behalf last Friday. The Don Gorgon is expected to complete his testimony today. Ninajman whose real name his Desmond Ballentine gave testimony denying the allegations against himself, his son and another man.
Ninja gave an unsworn testimony which means he will not be subjected to cross examination from the prosecutor in accordance with Jamaica’s criminal law.
The prosecution have laid out there case that in 2009, Ninjaman and the other accused entered a yard and fired several rounds of bullets at a man who who was able to escape the barrage, however, another man in the yard was struck and killed by the bullets.
The man who managed to escape testified that Ninjaman was armed and fired two shots at him before he made his escape.
If Ninjaman is found guilty, he faces a maximum penalty of life in prison and would share the same fate as fellow dancehall artist, Vybz Kartel.