Kingston 11, Jamaica (McN) – Update: Police released Dancehall Star Alkaline from Jail this evening following a court order to release the artist or charge him.
Attorney at law Peter Champagnie, representing Dj. Alkaline filed papers on Monday morning with the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish court to have the Deejay released from Hunts Bay Police Station Lock-up if there are no charges filed against him.
A judge has granted the application for release if not charged. The court ordered the police must release Earlan Bartley by 6.00 pm today or charge him.
Earlan Bartley, known as Dancehall Deejay Alkaline has been in custody since last Thursday after turning himself in to police for questioning in a murder investigation.
The police are investigating the murder of Rohan Morris in Maverley, St Andrew, January 2017, who was reported sprayed with bullets over 15 times, with his 5-year-old daughter in the home.