Vybz Kartel begins his privy council journey today.

Vybz Kartel
Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel has one last shot in his fight for freedom and that shot begins today. An application has been filed for the deejay and his codefendants to take their case to the Privy Council.

Kartel’s attorney is scheduled to have a hearing before the local Court of Appeal this morning (June 29 at 9.30 AM). The purpose of this hearing is to seek permission from the Court of Appeal in order to take the case overseas to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, the final appellate court for Jamaica.

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If permission is not granted by the appeal court to the privy council it would mean the end of the road for Kartel’s appeal process and he would have to serve his mandatory life sentence.

Vybz Kartel appealed his sentence and convictions in July 2018; however, his appeal was dismissed by the appeal court. The Court did admit an oversight was made during sentencing by Justice Campbell during the original trial, and reduced the sentences based on time already served. Kartel must serve 32 and a half years minimum before becoming eligible for parole.

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