BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Friday 18th October 2019)– Information reaching this media house indicates that a 10- second cellphone recorded video of an altercation between a cruise male tourist and male taxi operator is not what it all appears to be as the moments leading up to the controversial incident has not been captured.

According to a credible source, the taxi operator was acting in self-defense mode after he was allegedly kicked by the tourist-said to be a cruise ship passenger.

As gathered, the incident took place on Tuesday this week (15th October) at Port Zante within the vicinity of the taxi stand.

The video which has been widely circulated via social media continues to be debated by members of the public.

When contacted, an official from the St.Kitts Tourism Authority informed that the incident is currently being investigated and so there is no comment to be given at this time.