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Entertainment of Thursday, 25 June 2015


Blakk Rasta makes a U-turn, apologises to Parliament

Controversial reggae artiste and radio presenter, Blakk Rasta has apologised unreservedly for claiming that over 80 percent of MPs smoke marijuana hence it must be legalised.

He appeared before the committee chaired by deputy Speaker of Parliament Ebo Barton Odro after making the claims on HITZ FM.

Blakk Rasta before his appearance before the committee said he was excited to be invited to the House adding that he would use the opportunity to challenge the MPs on the subject of legalising marijuana.

But appearing before the committee, a very sober Blakk Rasta issued an unreserved apology saying “I am sorry for my unfortunate utterances”.

He added that the comments were made in the spur of the moment and has now realised that they were in bad taste.

Thaddeus Sory lawyer for Blakk Rasta in his submission said: “we apologise…on behalf of my client we unreservedly apologise…we actually came in here to apologise”.

He added “Parliament is an august institution and those comments were unfortunate”.