News of Popular Soca Artiste Tian Winter’s arrest has been confirmed.
Word of the incident broke over social media by the popular Facebook page “Troll Antigua” which alleged that the artist was arrested after he assaulted a female on Sunday.
Jermaine Rhudd, a member of Tian Winter’s Legal team confirmed that the incident with the complainant occurred after the PURE fete on Sunday at which Tian was a featured act.
Police reports have since indicated that the 31 year old Soca Monarch appeared in the All Saints Magistrate’s Court on Thursday before Chief Magistrate Ngaio Emmanuel to face charges of battery and making use of threatening language.
Winter was granted bail to the tune of $3,500 dollars and was asked to pay $1,000 upfront. He was also asked to surrender his licensed fire arm and travel documents as a part of the bail arrangement and is to report to the Coolidge police station every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
It was also reported that a restraining order was also filed against the Soca Artiste who has been ordered to stay 50 feet away from the female, who has been identified as Tara Mason.
Tian Winter is expected to reappear before the court on August 15th.