Sizzla Won Profanity Court Appeal



Sizzla won a court appeal of his profanity sentence in Jamaica on Wednesday and will pay a small fine instead of going to jail for using foul language

Reggae star Sizzla, whose real name is Miguel Collins, was in last February convicted after a court heard evidence that he repeatedly used profanity during a reggae show a month earlier. Due to that fact, he was charged with using profanity on stage under the Town and Community Act, a British colonial-era public order law that prohibits indecent dress or expression.

The court then sentenced him to 15 days in prison after he refused to perform 20 hours of community service. In fact, the Jamaican performer can now feel relieved as the Court of Appeal has ruled him to pay a fine of just U.S. $32.79 (J$2,000) instead of serving time or going to jail for using foul language at a performance.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Brad Pitt Reportedly Moving In With Kate Hudson Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  2. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Thrilled' She's Expecting First Child With Tristan Thompson
  3. Jennifer Lopez Breaks Silence on Her Relationship With Drake
  4. Suki Waterhouse Flashes Nipples in See-Through Dress During Chilly Beach Photo Shoot
  5. Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
  6. Is Charlize Theron's Adopted Son Becoming a Girl? He Wears Box Braids and Pink Outfit
  7. Chris Brown and Rihanna May Start Hooking Up Again After Spotted Hanging Out Together
  8. Kim Kardashian Did Want to Divorce Kanye West. Here's Why She Stays
  9. Report: Angelina Jolie Is Forced to Hand Over Kids to Brad Pitt
  10. Kim Kardashian 'Had a Secret Fling' With 'Celebrity Big Brother' Star Calum Best

CELEBS PHOTO