Nicki Minaj Bails Brother Out

Nicki Minaj Bails Brother Out

Jelani Maraj is free on $100,000 bond.

Published December 5th

Yesterday it was reported that Nicki Minaj's older brother, Jelani Maraj was charged with the alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl.

Newsday broke the story and stated that after being jailed for the offense, he was later released on $100,000 bail. At the time of the original report it was unclear who posted bail, but today it was reported by the New York Post that Minaj put up the money.

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According to the Post the rapper paid the $100,000 bond backed by two homes that she owns in Long Island.

Jelani is due back in court on December 9. 

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Written by Taj Rani

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