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Busy Signal extradited to the US

EXTRADITED: Busy Signal

DANCEHALL STAR Busy Signal was yesterday handed over to United States Marshals on an extradition order.

Law enforcement agents, including members of the Department of Correctional Services, bypassed the usual public passenger channel and opted to use the general aviation section of the airport where the singer’s travel documents were processed.

The police party, which hid him from the press, then hurriedly whisked him away in a convoy, on to the tarmac from which he boarded a private aircraft and flew out of the island.

"We thought it was a big drug bust in the cargo section, but we later discovered that it was 'Busy' they were extraditing," a security guard on duty told The Gleaner.

Busy, real name is Glendale Gordon, was extradited to the state of Minnesota to answer charges connected to narcotics offences, allegedly committed in 2002.

According to the police, he was offered bail after being charged with the narcotics offences, but later fled to Jamaica, where he has been hiding under a false name for more than a decade.

An extradition warrant was executed on the entertainer last month, when he arrived from the United Kingdom. His British visa was cancelled immediately.

After his first court appearance in Kingston, he later surrendered his rights to fight the extradition proceedings.

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