No Luck for Buju – Entertainer Fails to Secure New Trial

Popular Jamaican entertainer Buju Banton has not been successful in his bid to secure a new trial.

He was arrested in the US on drug charges in 2009 and convicted in 2011 on a charge of  conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

US Court of Appeals judges, sitting in Atlanta Georgia on Wednesday ruled that they did not have the jurisdiction to hear the matter as they are without the power to dispose of the issues.
    
This means, that for now, Buju Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, will have to continue to serve his ten-year prison sentence.

He is scheduled to be released in 2019.  

He had filed a motion in court, in an attempt to secure an earlier release date, under a recent change in federal drug sentencing guidelines.

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Source: RJR News

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Evon Bennett
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This is a perfect ceniro of what to expect when you are a so called gay basher in a society where they become the criminal to incriminate you imagine the law have a right rights to sell drugs to would be buyer to arrest them so they themselves become the criminal to catch a criminal where is the justice in that a criminal is a criminal. They say Gays run the world they get anything done.

Jo ZarksoHanjo
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This is ridiculous. God will set him free. All these countries will soon stop ridiculing others and treating humans poorly. People have to fight for his release. They believe that they can transform Buju in becoming gay as well

Mystiq Lawd
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All hope is not lost. Jah will set Buju free.

Myy Lyfe
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BUJU KEEP U HEAD UP IT NUH PRETTY A TALL U SOON COME HOME A SO IT GO WE WALK THRU THE FIRE AND STILL NO GET BURN . SEE WE DEH YAH STRONG AS EVA SO JUST KNOW SAY A SLAVERY AND U GET SELL OUT SO JUST FIND THE LOOP HOLE AND COME OUT .. GREEN4LYE

Tena Gordon
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If the law says it’s illegal to perform a homosexual act then it is illegal. Stop trying to change the laws in other people”s country Evon Bennet . The gays can keep running the world until God destroys you all. Bashing is one thing but unholding what is right is another. I don’t believe in judging people either because that is God’s right. but Buju’s sentencing has nothing to do with his song against homosexuality.

Chloé Dubois
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This is so funny,and who the hell is trying to change him into being gay?…you all are so full of it…gays has nothing to do with him being in jail.if you want to blame some one,blame him..he deserve punishment like any one else..like he is in jail because he sing about bashing gays…If you don’t want to do the time,don’t do the crime,end of story..People are so full of it,when they like some one they don’t think they are capable of doing anything wrong…

Natoya Smith
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This is madness. Buju you need a new lawyer. My god man , evertime its the same thing. Him can’t get a trail date up till now. Stand frim to you songs. Said i have a close one yesterday, jah put angel over me.

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