Legendary Reggae Artist Capleton Arrested & Charged With Rape


Capleton has a major issue in his homeland, but he's got a strong counterclaim too.

(AllHipHop News) Capleton, the legendary reggae artist, has been arrested and charged with rape.

Clifton Bailey, his real name, was booked and is expected to appear in court Monday morning to answer to the charges.

The entertainer maintains that he is being extorted by the woman that is accusing him of the heinous crime. Police are investigating both sides of the matter, according to published reports.

A police report states that the 51-year-old singer hired his accuser to to his hair. They met at a hotel in New Kingston on April 28 and she says he raped her by holding her down.

She made the charge formally on May 2. Capleton made his counterclaim on the same day at the same police station as the accuser.

Capleton was arrested and charged.

The accusations by his accuser are being actively investigated as well.