Kodak Black's Lawyers Demand Cops Stop Acting Like Paparazzi

Kodak's lawyers are pissed over an image showing his client in handcuffs.

(AllHipHop News) Kodak Black is asking a judge to order police officials to stop sharing shots of him in custody.

The rapper has accused cops in Florida of violating his rights by taking photos of him while he was "shackled," and his lawyers have filed legal papers to prevent the police from leaking more snaps to news outlets.

Kodak, real name Bill Kapri, was arrested on a weapons charge ahead of his Rolling Loud Miami concert at the weekend.

"On May 11, 2019, the defendant, a Grammy-nominated recording artist, was taken into custody while en route to a scheduled performance," his lawyers' document, obtained by The Blast, reads. "Thereafter, a photo of the defendant, shackled and still in his street clothes while sitting in what appears to be a private office, in the Miami Dade Police Department, appeared on the Twitter feed of a local reporter."

The attorney insists there was no legitimate reason for law enforcement to take his picture or send it to the media.

"A photograph of an in-custody detainee taken without any legitimate law enforcement purpose has been found to violate the detainee’s Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights under the United States Constitution," the complaint continues.

Kodak is in a heap of legal trouble - earlier this month (Apr19) he was indicted on two counts relating to illegally trying to buy purchase firearms. He is facing up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

He was also recently arrested at the Canada/U.S. border with a loaded gun.

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