Kim" Jones’ perjury trial was delayed after a judge gave her lawyers more
time to review evidence presented by the prosecution.
Jones is accused
of lying to a grand jury about her knowledge of a daylight shooting in 2001
that occurred in front of Hot 97’s New York offices.
to the delay, which was moved from November to February 28.
On Wednesday, Jones
again pleaded not guilty to the charges the government has levied against her.
She is free on
$500,000 bond and has called the charges baseless. Prosecutors claim the shooting
stemmed from a dispute between her and rapper Foxy Brown, who was not present
at the scene of the shooting that left one man wounded.
Also charged were
Jones’ manager Damion Butler, bodyguard Suif Jackson and a friend, Monique Dopwell,
who all pleaded innocent.
argued that Lil’ Kim created a conflict of interest when she paid for
indicted Kim’s business manager, Hillary Weston, 32, of destroying records.
Weston is free on $50,000 bail.
A hearing pertaining
to the issue will be held next week.