KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday February 22, 2011
– Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton has been found guilty of cocaine charges.
The guilty verdict on three drug charges came this afternoon on the jury’s second day of deliberations. However, he was found not guilty of a fourth charge – possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offence.
Buju, whose real name is Mark Myrie, has had his bail revoked and he has been detained in custody until sentencing.