Mystikal Gets Indicted by Grand Jury on Charges of Rape and Kidnapping
One month after turning himself in for charges of rape and kidnapping, Mystikal has now been indicted for both charges by a Caddo, La. jury. His bond has been set at $3 million.
As reported by KSLA News 12, the rapper, born Michael Lawrence Tyler, was indicted on one count of first-degree rape and another for second-degree kidnapping. Also indicted for his alleged role in the incident is 26-year-old Averweone Darnell Holman, who's been indicted for the same counts and charges as Mystikal. His bail is also set at $3 million.
42-year-old Harker Heights, Texas woman Tenichia Monieck Wafford has been indicted for obstruction of justice as well after police claimed she sought to make the alleged victim rescind her story. Her bond has been set at $500,000.
Last month, Wafford told TMZ Mystikal's alleged accuser was lying about what she, Mystikal and Holman had done. “Ain’t nobody did nothing to that girl, like forreal,” Wafford said in a video message. “She even told me—and yes, I got it on record—that she said ain’t nobody did nothing to her. This is some bullshit though, they done threw me for a loop, ’cause if I would’ve knew all that, I wouldn’t have even called. I just called to check up on a friend. That’s all I was doing.”
Wafford continued by offering a motive for the accuser's alleged lie. “She trying to protect her boyfriend because she ditched him all night to be with another nigga,” Wafford said. “You know what I’m saying? And now, all of a sudden, somebody hurt her, but when I called her and asked her if somebody hurt her, she said ain’t nobody hurt her. So now, all of a sudden, I got a charge because I called her—I called a friend—to ask her, ‘Are you okay? Did you hear what’s going on?’ She said, ‘No.’ I said, ‘Well they said that, know what I’m saying, there’s a rape charge going on. ‘Where’d you hear that from? I ain’t heard nothing.’ Okay, so if you ain’t hear nothing, then you need to go down there and clear these niggas name.”
Watch a video of Mystikal, who served seven years behind bars after being convicted of sexual assault in 2003, entering jail last month below.
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