'Blackman' wants fellow gangsters freed

September 26, 2023

The leader of the Clansman-One Don Gang, Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan, argued this morning in the Home Circuit Court that his fellow convicted gang members should be pardoned.

Bryan and 14 others are currently before the court for sentencing after being convicted of several crimes under the Anti-Gang Act earlier this year.

He was found guilty of being a leader of a criminal organisation.

In a cryptic presentation before Chief Justice Bryan Sykes on Tuesday morning, Bryan appeared to accept responsibility for the crime they were allegedly committed by each member of the murderous gang.

“All these accused, they have been around me, yes, but they don’t know. They only see what the eye sees,” he said.

“The truth must be told. I give orders, instructions. They were all under influence, the same to the witnesses weh get pardoned,” Blackman continued.

The 33-year-old said the crown witnesses were “pardoned” and wondered aloud who gave them the reprieve.

“Me nuh know who pardon dem. My precept, all of them should have been pardoned and you take me in account,” Bryan said of his fellow defendants.

The 14 men and one woman should know their sentences by October 2.

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