The Calypsonian, who uses the stage name “I-Madd”, is accused of maliciously sending or uttering threats to kill Prime Minister Gonsalves between December 9 and 31 last year.
Scrubb was not required to plead when he appeared in court and the prosecution did not object to bail.
Noting that the charges were brought 7 months after the alleged offense and that the prosecution is requesting an additional 3 months to prepare is further proof, the lawyer further stated that arresting his client as he was leaving the country as opposed to any other time during his 5 week stay, was done on purpose because it jeopardizes Scrubb’s job in the U.S.
With tunes like ‘Kick Dem Out’ and ‘Politics’, most of Paul Scrubb’s musical topics involve criticizing the government just as most Calypso’s do
We FM News reported that he will have to report to a police station on Mondays and Thursdays, surrender all travel documents and obtain the permission of the court to leave the country.
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