Police: Nicki Minaj’s brother accused of raping child

Jelani Maraj, of Baldwin, was arraigned on first-degree rape charges yesterday, according to officials

Jelani Maraj, of Baldwin, was arraigned on first degree rape charges yesterday, according to Newsday.

Jelani Maraj, of Baldwin, was arraigned on first degree rape charges yesterday, according to Newsday. (12/4/15)

BALDWIN - News 12 Long Island has learned that the brother of singer Nicki Minaj is accused of raping a child in Nassau.

Jelani Maraj, of Baldwin, was arraigned on first-degree rape charges yesterday, according to officials

The 37-year-old is accused of raping a 12-year-old somewhere in Nassau County.

It's not clear how the two may know each other.

Minaj's brother was released on $100,000 bail.

Maraj was married at the Coral House in Baldwin in August. 

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