Nicki Minaj supports her brother accused of rape on a minor

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Since December 2015, the brother of Nicki Minaj, Jelanie Maraj, is accused of having violated for several months a girl of 12 years. Already at the time, the rapper had paid his bail, which amounted to $ 100,000. On Wednesday, the jury selection for his trial which will take place at the Nassau County Court began. The opportunity for the lawyer of the brother of the star, 38 years of age, to explain that Nicki Minaj is “100 percent” behind his brother, as the relays People.

I would cross the ocean for u. I would go & bring u the moon. Promised u. For u I will. I love my brother so much man. Can’t believe I skreg during his wedding and his first dance like a punk. May God bless him and his union. Tonight has been one of my favorite nights of all time. I do anything to see my brothers smile.

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The rapper is also expected to attend the trial which is expected to last three weeks. The lawyer of the accused says it is confident. “There’s a lot of lies. There is a huge motivation to lie that I can’t reveal for the moment. But these accusations are false, ” said David Schwartz, the lawyer for the defense, Newsday

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Charges dropped

Jelanie Maraj was facing three charges, but on Tuesday, the judge has dropped one. It remains, nevertheless, accused in the second degree for inappropriate sexual behaviour and sexual misconduct in order to hurt a child. The brother of Nicki Minaj pleaded not guilty to all the facts alleged against him.

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On the other hand, his wife will support him or not. Jacqueline Robinson has filed for divorce just days before their first wedding anniversary in August 2016. The brother of Nicki Minaj risk to life in prison if he is convicted.