A video has been making rounds on social media which is reported to be the footage of when dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta was badly beaten by correctional officiers.
The Department of Correctional Services confirmed the incident on Monday, detailing that the inmate whose name was not mentioned was ‘subdued’ because he failed to follow commands made by officers, the report also claims that Tommy Lee Sparta throw food at a correctional officer.
It is also reported that the deejay failed to re-enter his cell after being instructed to do so, an altercation developed at this moment whereby both Tommy Lee and an officer were injured, however, things did not stop there as several correctional officers can be seen in a viral video beating the artiste while he was laying on the ground.
The incident took place at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Downtown, Kingston.
One inmate who recorded the proceedings on a cell phone stated, “Tommy Lee Sparta Boss dem deal wid suh wicked, cah believe, dem step up inna him head and dem sup’n deh… dem kick the man like a football.. bay ball the dawg a ball… dem deal wid him wicked.”
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A post was made on Tommy Lee’s official Instagram page hours ago, highlighting the fact that his management team and associates are “closely” monitoring the developments.