Malcolm x daughter malikah shabazz granddaughter Bettih shabazz arrestedThis is not what Brother Malcolm meant by any means necessary…

Malcolm X‘s daughter and granddaughter were arrested in Maryland on Wednesday on multiple charges of theft and animal cruelty.

Via TMZ:

Malikah Shabazz and her daughter, Bettih Shabazz, were in Maryland Wednesday when cops found a box in the truck containing dogs with injuries … so say cops who add the dogs were “kept in inhumane conditions.”

They’ve been charged with 7 counts of animal cruelty, vehicle theft and an additional charge of theft between $10,000 and $100,000.

Malikah and Bettih have been released on bail.