New evidence against Jelani Maraj, Nicki Minaj’s older brother, in the child rape case he is currently facing, could push him towards a new plea deal.
Earlier this week, court documents indicated Maraj’s DNA was matched with evidence found on the 12-year-old victim’s clothes.
He has also been offered a plea deal that could mean 15 years in prison, Bossip reports.
In April, Maraj was charged with sexual assault against a minor in a New Jersey court. The charge carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Maraj was also indicted on two felony counts of sexual conduct against a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
Maraj has pleaded not guilty to the charges and is currently out on bail.
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