Montego Bay-based Dancehall entertainer Squash has been released from police custody after being detained for six months under the Emergency Powers Act.
Known for hits such as; Lavish, Trending, Money Fever and Allergy, Squash was taken into custody on August 8 during the state of emergency in St James.
The ‘6ix Boss’, whose given name is Andre Whittaker, became a free man on Wednesday, one day before January 31-end of the state of emergency. This was after acquiring the services of prominent attorney-at-law Tom Tavares-Finson.
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It remains unclear if the deejay will be taking legal action against the Jamaica government as no charges were laid against him during his detention.
Squash was treated to a welcome home party yesterday which featured his new manager, Heavy D, recording artiste Shauna Chyn, his production team, close friends and family.