in , ,

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Sentenced To 25 To Life For Raping His Stepdaughter .

A judge convicted Jelani Maraj, the 41 year-old brother of rapper, Nicki Minaj of predatory sexual assault and child endangerment in November 2017. The victim testified during the trial that Maraj repeatedly raped her in 2015 while her mother was at work.

Prosecutors have said DNA evidence recovered from the girl’s pajama pants was linked to Maraj. The girl’s younger brother also testified at the trial that he witnessed one assault.

Maraj’s attorney appealed conviction in 2018, claiming that there was jury misconduct. The judge ruled in October that the defense did not meet the necessary burden of proof.

Maraj said in court Monday that he had an alcohol problem and asked for a “second chance.” One of his attorneys said he suffered from health issues including hypertension, gout and anemia and requested the minimum sentence of 10 years to life.

Maraj’s appellate attorney, Stephen Scaring, said he plans to appeal the judge’s decision.

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote

Written by Ephraim Adiele

Comments

Leave a Reply

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

I Had A 50-50 Chance Of Surviving Spine Surgery – Shan George (INTERVIEW)

Naira Marley

Naira Marley Premieres Music Video For Tingasa Ft C Blvck