(AllHipHop News) According to reports, Nicki Minaj’s older brother has been arrested for raping a 12-year-old child. Jelani Maraj was arraigned in Long Island on first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child. The 37-year-old’s bail was set at $100,000, and he was released from the Nassau County jail.
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Nicki (born Onika Maraj) has yet to comment publicly about the arrest. The hit maker wrote about her brother on Instagram a few months ago when she posted about Jelani’s recent marriage. Minaj wrote:
I would cross the ocean for u. I would go & bring u the moon. Promise u. For u I will. I love my brother so much man. Can’t believe I cried during his wedding and his first dance like a punk. May God bless him and his union. Tonight has been one of my favorite nights of all time. I do anything to see my brothers smile.