Lil Kim Trial Delayed, Business Manager Indicted

Kimberly "Lil’

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.

Prosecutors objected

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.

Prosecutors also

argued that Lil’ Kim created a conflict of interest when she paid for

Dopwell’s lawyer.

Additionally, prosecutors

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.

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