Prominent Attorney-at-Law Bert Samuels says Popcaan has been having issue passing thru London as he travels across the world on account of false claims made in opposition to him.
Bert Samuels advised Urban Islandz on Wednesday (January 12) that he rejected allegations that his consumer, global OVO artist Popcaan, was once fascinated with gang-related actions and or that he was once charged for a firearm offense in Jamaica.
On Wednesday morning, Popcaan shared that he was once caught in immigration within the United Kingdom for hours on account of false allegations positioned there by way of Jamaican government.
“I would like to know why someone with authority in Jamaica send information to England immigration that I’m a gang leader and I got charge with firearm, this is not cool at all from my own country, why I have to be sitting in immigration for over 3 hours??” Popcaan posted on his Twitter account.
His Attorney later retweeted his submit, saying that the allegations have been unfaithful.
In an invited touch upon Wednesday night time, Mr. Samuels advised Urban Islandz that he has written to the Home Office, the related company that offers with immigration issues within the United Kingdom, as a way to take away a pink flag position about Popcaan, whose actual title is Andre Sutherland.
Mr. Samuels mentioned that Popcaan has no longer been and hasn’t ever been detained by way of an immigration authority. However, the artist has been having an strangely tough time touring thru London to get to different locations.
On Wednesday, Popcaan traveled from Ghana to London then to The Gambia in accordance with flight routes to be had between the African countries. The Attorney says the artist was once pissed off by way of the remedy he won, which incorporated lengthy wait instances for hours prior to he was once cleared by way of immigration.
The artist was once made to stay up for 3 hours on Wednesday prior to he was once allowed to go into London.
Mr. Samuels mentioned his consumer has made 5 journeys that concerned preventing in London, together with his contemporary travels to Ghana, as there is not any direct flight. However, a pink flag has been put on his trip file.
“Mr. Sutherland has gone to London several times in the last six months, and he has been traveling to London since 2020, but every trip to London has become frustrating…that tweet he made shows part of the frustration he is facing at immigration which is this scar that has been placed on him. I want to say he is not involved in any gang activity and he’s not convicted of any firearm offense.”
The high-profile attorney went on to mention he has written to the related minister in regards to the knowledge that was once conveyed from immigration officers to Popcaan, however he has no longer won phrase as but. He mentioned he deliberate to observe up with the Ministry and the Home Office in England to rectify the artist’s file.
Last week Popcaan known as for the Jamaican govt to paintings on an immediate flight from Jamaica to Ghana. The artist purchased a mansion in Ghana in 2020, and he has been from side to side between Jamaica and the African continent.
Popcaan is about to accomplish at an match in The Gambia on January 15 which he was once reportedly touring for on Wednesday.
Poppy as your attorney I utterly reject the ones false allegations #jamaicaremoveitnow https://t.co/yVw3BZM9wW
— Bert Samuels (@BertSamuels) January 12, 2022