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Friday, October 1

Prosecutor asks court to keep Buju locked up

Buju Banton performing at New York's Apollo th...Image via WikipediaJamaicaObserver.com: "TAMPA, USA — If the US Government has its way, Jamaican Reggae superstar Buju Banton will remain behind bars pending the outcome of his retrial in December on cocaine and gun charges.
In documents filed in the Sam M Gibbons Federal Court, James Preston, the Assistant US Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, said that Banton, whose registered name is Mark Myrie, was a flight risk, while urging that a bond motion filed on behalf of the entertainer should be rejected, 'without any further hearing'."
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