Nicki Minaj bails out brother from jail facing charges of child rape

Jelani Maraj, the brother of female rapper Nicki Minaj, was arrested on Tuesday in New York for charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual conduct against a child under the age of thirteen.


Authorities said that the arraignment took place Thursday at Nassau University Medical Center where he had been hospitalized due to a medical condition.


Police said that the victim was twelve years old and someone that he had clear access to.


Nicki posted a one hundred thousand dollar bail to have Jelani released which included two of her homes as collateral.


Jelani was recently married in August of this year.


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