Reggae artist, Buju Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, came up in the documents for Release. Drug Enforcement Administration of United States federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States,
As hinted that the Jamaican musician can be in the island with others who are being deported,
Buju Banton will be getting out of prison a little earlier than previously expected. U.S. authorities have reduced his prison sentence by a mere two months.
While two months may not seem like much, for Buju that is a big deal because that is two months earlier that he will get to be with his family.
Banton is currently serving a 10-year sentence in the McRae correctional institution in Atlanta. He was expected to be released in February 2019. With this new development he could be out of prison as early as next week October 27, 2016.
Last year Buju Banton reached an agreement with the US Attorney Office in Florida where he waived all rights to future appeal in return for them dropping a gun charge.
Banton was found guilty on three counts of drug trafficking charges in 2011. He was arrested at a warehouse in South Florida in December 2009 in a drug sting operation.
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Born with the real name Mark Anthony Myrie on July 15, 1973 and now more popularly known to the masses as Buju Banton was imprisoned on drug charges in 2011 in the Sam Gibbons USDistrict Court in Tampa and has been languishing in a federal facility, serving a 10 year sentence.
Buju was arrested at his Tamarac, South Florida home in 2009 after United States authorities accused him of taking part in the purchase and sale of cocaine. He was captured on video tasting cocaine in a government-controlled warehouse in Tampa, Florida.
Speaking with the Jamaica Observer after his 10-year sentence was handed down in 2011, Banton stated that he was attending classes inside the Pinellas County Jail in Tampa and planned to attain a master’s degree by the time his federal sentence is served. “I am already going to classes. I have passed the acceptance test and I will be studying political science and economics. I hope to get a master’s by the time I am released,” said Myrie. Buju graduated from the University of New York on June 7, 2016 and earned his Masters Degree In MusicBusiness Management.
The announcing of this achievement comes days after it also made public that due to good behavior, the Jamaican reggae superstar may have slashed about three years off his sentence as he was due to be released in 2019 but may see the sun by as early as October 2016.