Jamaica Crime News, St Andrew: Popular Jamaica dancehall artiste Capleton, was on Friday of May 12, arrested and charged for rape and is booked to appear in the St Andrew Parish Court on Monday, May 14.
The popular dancehall artiste whose real name is Clifton Bailey, 51-year-old of a Kingston 10 address, is accused of sexually assaulting a female hairdresser who is known to him.
The investigators reported that about 11:30 a.m. on April 28, Bailey hired the female hairdresser to come to his hotel room in New Kingston to groom his hair.
It is further reported that, while in the process of grooming the entertainer’s hair, he allegedly turned on the hairdresser and forcefully held her down and allegedly raped her.
The matter was reported to the police who inturn brought in a team from CISOCA.
following an investigation, the popular dancehall artiste was taken into custody.
He was questioned in the presence of his lawyer on Friday afternoon and then slapped with rape charges.
By Henry Bucknor