Nicki Minaj's Brother Was Just Charged With Raping A 12-Year-Old Girl

Jelani Maraj is due back in court next week.

By Sharon Lynn Pruitt
Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj, has been charged with rape, Newsday reports. Though the exact date of the initial arrest is unknown, 37-year-old Maraj was released yesterday on $100,000 bail, after being charged with first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child. The child in question is 12-years-old. 
"The victim was someone he had access to," a source told the New York Daily News.
The recently-married Maraj will return to court next week on December 9. Nicki posted this sweet message on Instagram after his wedding. 
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