Nicki Minaj’s brother found guilty of raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter, faces 25 years in prison
The controversial 2015 rape case involving Nicki Minaj’s older brother Jelani Maraj has finally come to an end as TMZ reports that he has just be found guilty of predatory sexual assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
The trial which took three-week came to an end on Thursday.
Maraj was accused of raping his stepdaughter, who is now 14, as many as four times a week for years before he was arrested in 2015.
Read TMZ report below..
The verdict for Jelani Maraj came in Thursday in Long Island … he was found guilty of predatory sexual assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
He faces 25 years to life in prison. He’ll be sentenced on December 14. Nassau County D.A. Madeline Singas tells TMZ … “We hope that today’s verdict will help the family in the healing process.”
It was earlier reported that his famous sister Nicki Minaj was going to testify during the trial but she never did despite claims she would be by her brother’s defense team.