Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Rapper Nelly arrested in connection with rape

By News Express on 08/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,043

•Rapper Nelly during a recent performance.
•Rapper Nelly during a recent performance.

Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her.

Police arrested Nelly in the early morning and took him to a jail in Des Moines, Washington, according to a report from the police department in nearby Auburn.

He was booked for investigation of rape in the second-degree and released a few hours later.

The report says a woman called 911 at 3:48 a.m. Saturday to report the alleged assault, which she says occurred on Nelly’s tour bus.

Police said Nelly, 42, had performed at the White River Amphitheater in King County just hours before the phone call was made.

He was arrested “after patrol officers investigated the incident,” according to the report.

Nelly tweeted Saturday afternoon that he is “completely innocent” and confident he will be vindicated.

“I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation,” he wrote. “I am confident that once the facts are looked at, it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation.”

Nelly’s attorney, Scott Rosenblum, said the “allegation is devoid of credibility and is motivated by greed and vindictiveness.”

“I am confident, once this scurrilous accusation is thoroughly investigated, there will be no charges,” Rosenblum said in a statement. “Nelly is prepared to address and pursue all legal avenues to redress any damage caused by this clearly false allegation.”

Nelly was once one of the reigning kings of hip-hop. He shot to fame nearly 20 years ago with the track “Country Grammar”.

During the height of his career, he won three Grammy awards and regularly appeared on the Billboard 200.

The rapper has had previous run-ins with the law. In 2015, Nelly pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to E! News.

Source News Express

Posted 08/10/2017 05:33:40 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
MPC members slam CBN’s policies on naira

2015: Five governors in cold war with First...

My trip to Vegas, the city of allure,...

Army, Navy take over NNPC pipeline protection

Sierra Leone: Govt. announces deep spending cuts to...

‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

70 per cent of Nigerian prison inmates are...

Niger spending huge sums on ‘ghost’ teachers: anti-graft...

100 Bills scale first reading in House of...

Lagos CP redeploys officers following threat by robbers...

Pope vs Mbaise Catholics: Rev. Father curses journalist...

Court fixes May 21 to rule on IPOB...

 

Latest News Another Okorocha in-law joins Imo governorship race •Refuses to step down for Uche Nwosu Ngige dares Oshiomole, spurns ultimatum APC’s juicy carrots won’t top our defection ― R-APC Spokesman Tension at Nigerian Law School over alleged blasphemy •Angry Muslim students threaten to lynch suspect PDP summons emergency National Executive Council meeting Islamic clerics, monarchs worship in Kaduna church 2019 elections: Saraki as a big factor 323 FG agencies fail to submit 2016 financial report ―Auditor General of Federation Osun PDP Guber: Ogunbiyi moves to upturn Adeleke’s victory Lagos task force clears container trucks from blocked roads Buhari not worthy of addressing ICC- IPOB •Flays refusal to release El-Zakzaki, Dasuki despite court orders MOSOP berates Kachikwu over Petrol Service Station offer to Ogoni

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (364,161 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (359,539 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (287,946 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (236,243 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (215,714 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (213,151 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (187,318 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (169,306 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (156,708 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (153,524 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (148,297 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (139,325 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (52) Business & Economy (3,365) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (890) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (516) Features (617) Global Business Monitor (286) International (2,163) Interview (159) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (127) News (37,379) Opinion (1,027) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,662) Religion (790) Sports (1,614) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Nigerian detainees send SOS from Osama prison

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement