Ninja cleared to perform by court

BY PAUL HENRY Crime/Court Desk co-ordinator henryp@jamaicaobserver.com

Friday, August 03, 2012

Print this page Email A Friend!



KINGSTON, Jamaica — DANCEHALL act Ninja Man has been cleared by the Supreme Court to perform at two shows over the weekend.

The artiste, who is on $2million bail in relation to a murder charge, yesterday had his bail condition varied by a judge in chambers so that he can perform at A St Mary Mi Come From stage show in the Parish of St Mary on Saturday and another show in Negril Monday.

Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, was, along with his son Janiel, offered bail in March, and ordered to report to the police at specific times on particular days. He was also required to be home at certain times of the day.

Ninja Man, Janiel, Dennis Clayton and Seymour Samuels are charged with the March 16, 2009 murder of Ricardo 'Ricky Trooper' Johnson in Kingston.

The other men are also on bail.

The four are to be tried for the murder in the Home Circuit Court on November 19.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT