Jah Cure Still Behind Bars In Amsterdam

by Ramona Samuels

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Reggae Singer Jah Cure will remain behind bars in Amsterdam for another week after allegedly stabbing an event promoter during a brawl in the city.

On October 1, a 45-year-old event promoter later identified as Nicardo ‘Papa’ Blake was stabbed in the abdomen by a man, at Dam Square, the City center of Amsterdam. Though dutch police have remained tight-lipped about the suspect, he was later identified as Jah Cure.

The singer was arraigned a few days later and remanded for fourteen days by the examining judge on suspicion of attempted manslaughter, aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault.

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On October 18, the last of the fourteen days, Jah Cure appeared in the Council Chamber, where the public prosecutor made a request for a further ninety days in remand. It was decided that his remand will be extended until Monday, October 25.

No date is known or if there will be a trial.

Until then, celebrity supporters to the likes of Wyclef Jean, Eek-A-Mouse and his fans across the world eagerly await the singer’s fate.

Jah Cure celebrated his forty-third birthday while remanded.