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T&T police commissioner apologises to Buju after cops visit hotel


Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has apologized to Buju Banton after cops visited his hotel room in Trinidad with a search warrant on Saturday.

Griffith, in a Whatsapp message, confirmed that he met with the Jamaican reggae singer and promised to launch an investigation into the incident.

The top cop also provided LoopTT with images of the meeting.

Earlier, Buju took to his Instagram account where he revealed that police officers visited his hotel room with a search warrant.

“I am chilling in my hotel room and the cops came, a whole bunch of them; said they had a warrant to search my room and a whole bunch of stuff,” he said, questioning how the police could obtain a search warrant on a Saturday for a hotel room.”

Officers found nothing illegal in the room.

Representatives from the Jamaican High Commission were present for the meeting with the commissioner of police, during which Buju expressed love for the people of T&T.

Buju’s publicist, Ronnie Tomlinson of Destine Media, said the singer is ready for his performance at the Queen’s Park Savannah on Sunday, and will not be distracted.

“When we say Long Walk to Freedom, the Walk wasn’t over on December 7th, 2018. We knew the walk would continue… He said it best… It’s not an easy road, a many see the glamour and the glitter so dem think a bed a rose/who feels it knows/Lord help me sustain these blows/One thing we promise you is Buju will NOT BE DISTRACTED… The Love for Trinidad remains, and the love for his fans remains – as he said he does this for the people, NEVER for ‘them’. Queen’s Park Savannah TOMORROW nah go Normal!!!!”