The driver who killed Nicki Minaj’s father in a hit-and-run has been sentenced to 1 yr behind the bars.
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Nicki Minaj’s dad’s killer sentenced to 1 yr in jail
Charles Polevich, the driving force chargeable for the demise of Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj was sentenced on the third August 2022 Wednesday.
The older man was additionally ordered to pay a $5,000 tremendous together with his license being suspended for six months.
Polevich pleaded responsible to the hit-and-run case in May 2022. Regardless he was charged with a felony for leaving the scene of the accident. The 71-year-old man was additionally booked for tampering with bodily proof.
Polevich was initially dealing with seven years in jail, however Nassau County Judge Howard Sturim determined to go straightforward on him since has no earlier prison report.
The Guam native hit and killed Maraj together with his automobile in February 2021 because the latter was strolling on Long Island. Furthermore, Polevich had initially stopped and regardless of noticing a closely injured man he fled from the scene.
However, he surrendered to the officers practically 5 days following the accident when he was charged with a number of felonies together with fleeing the placement of the accident.
Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick of the Nassau County Police Department addressed the case in a press convention at the moment.
He talked about, ‘(Polevich) got out of the car, looked at the deceased, got into his car, and made the conscious decision to leave instead of dialing 911 and calling an ambulance for the man. He went home and secreted his vehicle.’
Nicki Minaj followers react to Charles Polevich’s sentencing
Fans of Nicki Minaj weren’t impressed by the courtroom’s ruling. They took to social media to specific their frustration.
One fan mentioned, ‘1 year you have 2 be kidding me attempted murder 1st-degree murder and 2-degree manslaughter. I’m not a choose however don’t u assume he ought to be locked up for at the least 10 years #GodT.’
While one other added, ‘If my parents were killed and the killer gets a year in prison. I would definitely be waiting for that person’s launch date to get my justice.’
This is sick, simply 1 yr for okay wording an individual. Nickis father was a father to three, a husband to his spouse, a brother to somebody and a son to somebody and all of the particular person will get for okay wording him is 1 yr un jail? He deserves life in jail for taking a life away!
— Riyana♧ (@CURRYMUNCHONIKA) August 3, 2022
If my guardian was killed and the killer will get a yr in jail …..I’d positively be ready for that particular person launch date to get my justice .
— Conqueror (@rufflle) August 3, 2022
Moreover, somebody wrote, ‘Only 1 year???? Wtf, his license is being suspended for only 6 months? Now if he goes and does another hit and run I blame the system. How are you gonna give 1 year to someone who hit and killed a man and drove away right after?’
Only 1 yr???? Wtf, his license is being suspended for under 6 months? Now if he go and do one other hit and run I blame the system. How you gonna give 1 yr to somebody who hit and killed a person and drove away proper after?
— sav (@savskiiii) August 3, 2022