Dancehall star Alkaline is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to a murder case, Hype Life Magazine has learned.
According to a report, published by the Jamaica Constabulary Force Corporate Communications Unit on February 7, Alkaline is wanted for questioning in relation to the murder of Rohan Morris.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Branch Headquarters believe that the “Badness It Name” deejay can help them with an investigation.
Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, head of the constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, says dancehall artiste Alkaline is being asked to report to the police in relation to a murder which took place in Maverley on January 13.
Alkaline, whose real name is Earlan Bartley, is being asked to report to the Area 4 Headquarters, Harman Barracks in Vineyard Town, Kingston 2 by 5:00pm on Wednesday, February 8.
The JCF did not provide any more details on the matter.
With songs like “City,” “Extra Lesson,” “Formula,” “My Side of the Story,” “Company” and “Afterall,” Alkaline dominated dancehall in 2016. His album, New Level Unlocked, produced by DJ Frass, was arguably the most critically-acclaimed dancehall album for the year.
The controversial artiste is nominated for 10 Youth View Awards, which will take place on February 18 at the Jamaica National Indoor Sports Centre.