Nicki Minaj bails out brother charged with rape

Los Angeles: Rappper Nicki Minaj has reportedly bailed out her 37-year-old brother Jelani Maraj after he was arrested for allegedly raping a minor.

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Nicki Minaj. Pic/Santa Banta

According to, the "Anaconda" hitmaker posted a $100,000 bond to get Jelani out of jail, reports

She used her two homes in Badwin as collateral. One of the houses is occupied by her mother and the other by her brother.

Jelani was accused of raping a 12-year-old child several times between April and November. He was arrested on Tuesday but arraigned only two days later at Nassau University Medical Centre after suffering an unknown medical condition.

He was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sexual conduct against a child.

Nicki, whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj, hasn't commented on the rape accusation against her older brother.



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