Elephant Man Considering Legal Action After Viral Video

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Dancehall Entertainer, Elephant Man, is reportedly contemplating whether he’ll take legal action against people who circulated a video on social media, which appeared to show him handling an object which resembled a firearm.

His attorney, Christopher Townsend, says his client has been wronged.

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On Friday, Elephant Man was released without charge by investigators attached to the police’s Criminal Investigation Branch, CIB.

The Dancehall Artiste was questioned by investigators at the Constant Spring Police Station.

A mansion he owns in Upper St. Andrew was also searched by the Police. Nothing of interest to law enforcement was reportedly found.

The DJ was questioned about a video which went viral on the Internet. A scantily clad woman could be seen in the video brandishing a black and silver coloured object. The woman then handed the object to a man who resembles the Dancehall entertainer.

The Firearm’s Licensing Authority, FLA, commented on the video. The FLA indicated that Elephant Man is not authorized to handle a legal firearm.

Mr. Townsend says his client denies handling either an imitation or a real firearm.

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Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


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