Reggae Superstar Buju Banton Motions for Early Release

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Buju Motions for Early Release

Buju Banton Motions for Early Release

TAMPA (CMC) — Grammy winning Jamaican reggae artist, Buju Banton, who was convicted on cocaine trafficking charges in 2011, has filed a motion in court in an attempt to secure an earlier release date, according to a report in a Florida newspaper.

The Tampa Bay Tribune reports that Buju, whose given name is Mark Myrie, filed his own motion from prison asking to be released early based on a recent change in federal drug sentencing guidelines.

Buju is currently serving a mandatory ten-year sentence for his conviction on a charge of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

He is scheduled to be released in 2019

 

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