Incarcerated dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is in hospital receiving treatment for a kidney infection.
This was confirmed by his attorney Tom Tavares-Finson.
Kartel is being treated at the University Hospital of the West Indies.
Kartel, whose real name is Adidjah Palmer, fell ill on Sunday and was provided with medical treatment.
He again became sick and had to be taken to hospital.
Kartel has been behind bars since 2011 in relation to the murder Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.
In 2014, he along with fellow entertainer Shawn Campbell, popularly known as Shawn Stow, Kahira Jones and Andre St John were convicted of the crime.
They all are serving life sentences.
VYBZ KARTEL in Hospitail Kartel has been admitted to hospital with a kidney infection.
According to reports, the “Fever” deejay fell ill yesterday afternoon and told prison officials that he was suffering from severe back pains.
Vybz Kartel was treated by medical staff at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Center, also known as the General Penitentiary (GP), however following treatment, he complained about the same condition.
The deejay was then transported to hospital early this morning after his condition did not improve. Sources close to Kartel says he has been ill since last week Wednesday.