Nicki Minaj’s Brother Appears in Court to Face Rape Charges

- Jelani Maraj appeared in front of a judge in Nassau County court with his mother and lawyer for a preliminary hearing to set a trial schedule on Wednesday afternoon,

- he is charged with first-degree rape and first-degree conduct of sexual intercourse with a child,

- Minaj is responsible for paying the fees associated with securing the bond, which is usually 6 percent to 10 percent of the amount,

- court documents indicate he is accused of raping the victim more than once,

- Nicki has yet to address her brother’s rape charges.