Miami.- Kenneth Petty, the husband of rapper Nicki Minaj, was arrested on Wednesday for not registering on the list of sex offenders in the state of California ,USA), where he moved in July 2019.Petty served a four-year prison sentence in New Yor k after being found guilty of attempted rape by a 16-year-old girl in 1995 and has been on the list of sex offenders in that state ever since.
However, U.S. law requires those convicted of such a crime to notify the authorities of any change of address.
In November 2019, Petty was arrested by police for violating a traffic law. He was then arrested and released on a bail of $20,000 on the condition that he be registered voluntarily. Still, the 41-year-old man ignored the order and was arrested again. Now, in the next few hours, you are expected to have a hearing before a federal judge. The punishment for not registering on the California Sex Offenders list is up to 10 years in prison. Trinidad-born tobago and Petty were boyfriends when she was a teenager in New York City. They reunited in 2019 and married on October 21 last year.
Then Nicki Minaj, whose name is Onika Tanya Maraj, announced that she planned to retire to concentrate on having children. However, since then he has released three successful tracks, including «Tusa», a collaboration with Karol G.