Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Buju Banton is home

Reggae superstar Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie  shortly after his arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Reggae superstar Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie  shortly after his arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Reggae superstar Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie  has arrived in Jamaica after spending eight years imprisoned in the United States

Buju Banton, a Grammy award-winning entertainer, was convicted for drug trafficking on February 22, 2011, in Tampa, Florida, 12 days after the retrial of his case began.

He was released on Friday, a day earlier than scheduled from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia.

On his arrival at the Norman Manley International  Airport in Kingston he was immediately taken to the police post at the facility and processed.

Buju Banton was dressed in a white sweatshirt and a pair of blue jeans

The arrival triggered chants and cheers from members of the public who went to the airport to see their reggae superstar.

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