Jamaica police charge juror in Vybz Kartel case

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court[www.inewsguyana.com] – The police have charged the juror who was taken into custody after the verdict was handed down in the Vybz Kartel murder trial on Thursday.

Livingston Cai, 50, who was charged on Saturday with five counts of attempting to pervert the course of justice and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, will appear in court on Tuesday.

Last Thursday, investigators went to the juror’s house and reportedly seized a cell phone and other evidence as part of the probe. According to the Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the man approached a juror to sway the decision in favour of  Vybz Kartel and the other men who were on trial.

It was also reported that he tried to bribe the foreman, however the offer was rejected and the foreman then lodged a report.     

Kartel and three other men were found guilty of the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.They will be sentenced on March 27. (Caribbean360)

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