Entertainer Vybz Kartel is reportedly unaffected by the fire that it now raging at the Tower Street Correctional Centre where he is serving a life sentence for murder.
According to one correctional officer, the fire is confined to an area known as the George Davis Centre, where about 30 inmates were being housed. He said Kartel is not housed in that area.
The correctional officer said the inmates from the affected block have been transferred to another section of the prison.
He said, too, that all inmates are safe.
Heavily-armed correctional officers, assisted by police, are monitoring the prison’s perimeter fencing.