Nicki Minaj brother Jelani Maraj charged with raping 12-year-old

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Jelani Maraj Charged With Rape

Devastating news coming from Nicki Minaj‘s family.

Three months after the Hip Hop star’s brother, Jelani Maraj tied the knot, he has been charged with raping a 12-year-old child.

Via Page Six:

Jelani Maraj, 37, of Baldwin, was arraigned Thursday on first-degree rape for assaulting a pre-teen, according to Newsday.

Maraj was freed from the Nassau County jail in East Meadow on $100,000 bail today, the paper said.

The Nassau County District Attorney was did not reveal any information about the case.

Maraj was married to Jacqueline Robinson at the Coral House on Milburn Lake in Baldwin, NY. this past August.

His pop star sister paid about $30,000 for the wedding hall which hosted 200 guests.

“I would cross the ocean for u,” Minaj wrote on Instagram at the time along with a picture of herself and the groom.

“I love my brother so much man. Can’t believe I cried 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.”

Nicki Minaj hasn’t publicly commented on the charges against her brother.

I will keep you posted on any new developments on this story.


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