Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adijah Palmer, was freed from police custody on Friday, July 16, 2010 after spending 14 days in jail. The release of the deejay came when his detention release forms were signed by the Minister of National Security, Dwight Nelson. Kartel turned himself in on July 2nd, after he was identified as a person of interest by the police.
The deejay release was greeted by a lot of support and jubilee. The deejay is set to perform on Thursday night at the annual Reggae Sumfest show at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, and St James. He is expected to be one of the star performers for the well-anticipated event. He is also booked to perform at the annual Manchester Fiesta. The police reported that they have completed their investigations involving the artiste. The artiste is said to be at home spending time with his family and in the studio working on more hits.