Imprisoned Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has disparaged rumours of attempting suicide. More details inside.


star is in high spirits and is focused on the journey ahead of him, according to sources.

Reports are that the artiste stated he wants his fans to know that he is physically okay and that he was never stabbed, kicked, punched or beaten nor did he try to commit suicide.

He continued in an alleged letter sent to a local media house that:

“Jail is undoubtedly, unquestionably the worst place to be on this planet called Earth, but as it relates to my encounters with the correctional officers at the institution, I have no complaints”.

It is said that the artiste stated he has received continued support from his parents and his common-law wife and baby mother during his ordeal.

However, he remains rather disappointed with some of his former musical associates, including and .

Kartel has been in custody since September 2011. He and his co-accused are to return to the Home Circuit Court on May 27 when it is expected that their trial will begin.

The artiste and accomplices are alleged to have murdered Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams at Vybz Kartel’s home in Havendale, St Andrew, on August 16, 2011.

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