The Vybz Kartel murder trial started off this morning with Detective Sergeant Patrick Linton of the MOCA unit presenting evidence for the prosecution. Linton was expected to present evidence from a BlackBerry Torch belonging to the artiste containing a video 2mins and 17 seconds long. Before the video was presented to the court, the Sergeant was said to have presented a total of 68 still photographs from the video.
The first photograph he presented had a man wearing dark colored shoes, pants and a colored top with four stripes to the right of the top.It was said to come from the first three seconds of the video. At the four second mark another figure came into view , wearing black and white shoes, dark pants and a red t-shirt. The man wearing the red t-shirt had a pick-axe in his hand , he was said to disappear and returned into the video at the eleven second mark. Sergeant Linton admitted on the stand that he saw a brown watch on the left hand , a gold ring on the left ring finger and a gold right on the right ring finger of the man wearing the red t-shirt. The man went out of focus and returned at the 38sec mark . When the man returned he could be seen swinging a pickaxe. At the 48 sec mark someone could be asking the guy swinging the pickaxe a question. Fifty seconds into the video, a male wearing a brown t-shirt with the words ”Est”, and earring in the right ear could be seen on the screen. The man could be seen making a gesture towards the man that had the pickaxe. At one minute and twenty seconds into the video, another question was asked of the man and a light complexion male came into focus. The light complexioned male was wearing a dark merino and had several tattoos on his right hand. When the video hit the 1:29 second mark, a tattoo on the man’s inner arm with the letters ”BOSS”could be seen. Linton stated that the tattoo was clear and in the color pink, the man was said to be wearing slippers . 2:4 seconds into the video, a man wearing dark shoes , dark short pants, yellow wrist watch on the left hand , tattoos on the forearm and a silvery chain could be seen. The chain was said to have a pendant with a face . The person’s t-shirt had the letters hp printed and several neck tattoos.Members of the jury could be seen looking at the defendants sitting in the prisoner’s dock, seemingly trying compare the tattoos. The court has taken recess and will reconvene at two pm where Sergeant Linton is expected to show the video to the court