Members of the public and of the media were excused from the morning session of the murder case involving dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel due to the sensitive evidence which is being given.
the resumption of the case, lead prosecutor, Jeremy Powell made an
application for the testimony which was to be presented to the court but
without the presence of the media and members of the general public.
reason given for the exclusion of the media and public was that the
evidence being given could affect issues of national security and the
public interest if it was made known
The testimony being given
is by detective sergeant Patrick Linton, who was the police
communication forensics and cyber-crimes unit around the time of the
alleged murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.
The officer will give
testimony about the electronic evidence retrieved from ceased devices in
relation to this alleged murder case.
The jury was also excused
from the court as it will be determined by the attorneys and the judge
if the evidence given by Linton will be admitted in the case.
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