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Ninjaman Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Conviction

Ninjaman, his son Janiel Ballentine, and Dennis Clayton were sentenced to life in prison with hard labor. A Jamaican high court judge handed down the harsh prison sentence on Monday in the Home Circuit court in Kingston. Ninjaman and his two co-accused were found guilty of the murder of Ricardo Johnson, aka Ricky Trooper, who …

Ninjaman Sentencing Postponed Until Monday

Ninjaman sentencing in the Supreme Court in on Friday was pushed back to Monday. The sentencing hearing was off to a rocky start due to a shortage of handcuff used by the police detail who escort prisoners to court. The deejay’s attorney told the court that officers had a delay in bringing the convicted deejay …

Ninjaman Back In Court Today For Sentencing

Ninjaman is back in the Supreme Court in Kingston today for his sentencing hearing. The dancehall legend, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, was found guilty of murder unanimously by a seven-member jury on November 20th. Two more men, his son Janiel and close friend Dennis Clayton, were all found guilty of the same crime. …

Ninja Man Reacts To Murder Conviction Dancehall Icon To Appeal

Tweet Share Ninjaman has shared his reaction to his murder conviction on Monday. The guilty verdict sent shock waves throughout the dancehall community as another well known figure in the genre is staring down a life imprisonment sentence. “A suh it go, man,” Ninjaman told reporters as he was leaving the Supreme Court on Monday. …

Ninjaman and His Son Found Guilty Of Murder

Tweet Share Ninjaman and his son, Jamiel, were found guilty of murder in the Home Circuit Court on Monday. The dancehall legend, real name Desmond Ballentine, his Jamiel, and Dennis Clayton were found guilty by a seven-member jury who deliberated for three hours. According to the prosecution, the three men murdered 20-year-old Ricardo Johnson, aka …

Ninjaman Murder Case Verdict Pushes Back To Monday

Tweet Share Ninjaman had to wait a little longer to know his fate after the verdict in his murder case was pushed back to Monday. On Monday (November 20), the seven-member jury will resume deliberation and is expected to return a verdict in the almost a month-long case. On Friday, the presiding judge, Justice Martin …

Ninja Man Requires An Emergency Heart Surgery

Tweet Share Ninja Man will require an emergency heart surgery following his collapse in court last week Friday. Sources told Dancehall HipHop that the dancehall icon suffered a mild heart attack in the Supreme Court on Friday morning while his murder trial was underway. A high court judge halted the trial on Friday which eventually …

Ninja Man Murder Trial Adjourn Due To Deejay’s Chest Pain

Tweet Share Ninja Man is currently in the hospital under strict observation after falling ill in court this morning. The dancehall icon’s attorney, Valrie Neita-Robertson, told reporters that the trial was adjourned after he started complaining about severe chest pain and difficulty breathing. He was escorted by a police detail to a local hospital in …

Ninja Man Murder Trial Update: Cop Testified

Tweet Share Dancehall legend Ninja Man highly anticipated murder trial is now underway in the Home Circuit Court. The trial is being held in camera and got off to a rocky start when a juror forced the case to adjourned earlier this week after he reportedly had difficulties attending court. A female police officer testified …