Buju Banton Ensnared By Govt.?


CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Weds. Jan. Top attorney for Jamaican reggae star, Buju Banton, claims the singer was entrapped by the U.S. government.

In court documents filed Tuesday, Attorney David Markus claims the U.S. government used a paid informant to convince his client to buy cocaine, according to a St. Petersburg Times report.
Markus also wants the informant`s identity revealed.

Banton, 36, Mark Myrie, has so far pleaded not guilty to a drug charge in Tampa federal court. He`s being held without bail at Pinellas County Jail.

His trial is to begin in March.

His latest album, "Rasta Got Soul," has been nominated for a Grammy in this Sunday`s awards.


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