by Jodee Brown
Internationally acclaimed Dancehall superstar, Glendale Gordon, more popularly known as Busy Signal has been denied bail in his extradition case.
The embattled singjay was remanded into custody on Thursday morning when he appeared in the Half-Way-Tree Resident Magistrates Court. Presiding Resident Magistrate,Stephanie Jackson Haisley made the ruling following a bail application made on Busy Signal’s behalf by his attorney and the Queen’s Counsel, K.D. Knight.
Displeased with the outcome, Knight demanded a valid explanation from RM Haisley in writing.
Busy Signal will return to court on June 6 when the case will once again be mentioned.
The highly acclaimed singjay, known for several smash hits such as Step Out, These Are They Days, Nah Go Jail Again and One More Night was arrested on an extradition warrant by members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team of the Organized Crime Investigation Division at theNorman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Monday
This after the artiste was deported from London, England after being denied entry into the country after going there following a shortened tour of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Busy Signal reportedly faces possession of cocaine, conspiracy to possess cocaine and distribution of cocaine charges which stem from a 2002 case in the United States.
Additionally, it’s alleged that Busy Signal was using false identification while travelling and has been going publicly by the name, Reanno Devon Gordon.