Abihail Myrie, the 21-year-old daughter of reggae legend, Buju Banton has denied being missing as she was declared by the Jamaican Police.
A statement released by the Jamaican Police reported that Abihail Myrie had been missing for a few days.
Myrie took to social media to deny that she is missing, sharing worrying claims about being physically assaulted. The 21-year-old also shared a statement from her lawyer saying she feared for her life and was in hiding.
A missing person’s report which was reportedly filed by members of her family after they failed to reach her. According to Nationwide Newsnet, Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) released a statement confirming that the young lady was missing.
Myrie was said to have gone missing since Saturday, October 9th, and was last seen at her home.
Her dress code at the time was unknown, and no one had any information about her whereabouts.
She was seen active on social media on Tuesday, October 12th, and disclosed unconfirmed reports about being assaulted by a family member. She shared screenshots of chats between her and a family member that alleged she was assaulted and ran for her safety.
In a statement from her “real lawyer” on Wednesday, October 13th, shared on her Instagram, Myrie was said to be alive and well, and no sort of kidnapping or forceful imprisonment had occurred. The lawyer, Ayisha Robb, said she had complained of injuries due to physical abuse and expressed gratitude to those that showed real concern about her missing claims.
The statement alleged that she was in fear of her life and had gone into hiding to protect her image, adding there was an ongoing family dispute. The posts left her 60,000+ fans confused whether she was indeed okay, but the young lady did not respond to any of her fan’s messages.