DAY 3 IN BUJU BANTON CASE
Three Days into the Buju Banton trial continued this morning with confidential source Alexander Johnson ongoing testimony.
Yesterday the 14 member jury in the re-trial, heard recordings between the Grammy winning reggae artiste and the informant discussing a drug deal for cocaine and illegal diamonds
The defence is attempting to depict Johnson as a con-artist attempting to earn money from the u-s government.
Attorney, Professor David Rowe tells music news that Buju is expected to take the stand today
Buju faces charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and aiding and abetting the possession of a firearm during a drug-trafficking offense, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offence, using the wires to facilitate a drug trafficking offense,
The Gargamel continues to maintain his innocence and has once again mounted a defense of entrapment.
Buju is facing up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Keep listening to music news as we follow the trial and bring you the latest from TAMPA.