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LIME PULLS SPONSORSHIP OF TEACHA'S PET Featured

Entertainment News Written by  CONTRIBUTED Tuesday, 04 October 2011 15:55 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
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Telecom giant LIME has withdrawn its sponsorship of the television programmme Teacha's Pet which features embattled dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel.


 
The company withdrew its support less than a day after investigators from the Major Investigation Task Force slapped charges of murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of a firearm on the deejay.
 
"Due to the serious nature of the charges against Vybz Kartel, LIME has taken the decision to discontinue its broadcast of Teacha's Pet on mobile TV with immediate effect," the company said in a short statement to the media.
 
Vybz Kartel, who is registered as Adidja Palmer, will face the courts today.
 
Vybz Kartel was arrested on Friday by cops from the Flying Squad at a hotel in New Kingston. He and three other persons were charged with possession of marijuana after a small quantity of the contraband was found in the room

 

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