Top 9 Most Notorious Criminals From Jamaica

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1 . RHYGING

Vincent “Ivanhoe” Martin (1924–9 September 1948), known as “Rhyging”, was a Jamaican criminal who became a legendary outlaw and folk hero, often regarded as the “original rude boy”. He became notorious in 1948 after escaping from prison, going on the run and committing a string of robberies, murders and attempted murders before he was gunned down by police.

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In subsequent decades his life became mythologised in Jamaican popular culture, culminating in the 1972 cult film The Harder They Come, in which he is portrayed by Jimmy Cliff.

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