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Philadelphia Prosecutor Supports New Trial for Meek Mill

17 April 2018, 07:03 | Regina Holmes

Meek Mill DA Moves to Get Him Outta Jail NOW ... Judge Shuts It Down!!!

Philadelphia DA says Meek Mill should get a new trial sparking hopes for release

According to an April 16 report from The Inquirer, the District Attorney's Office said in court on Monday that due to questions of credibility about the officer who arrested Meek, the rapper's conviction on drug and gun charges should be vacated.

Meek Mill's lawyer has said that they will appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Meek Mill has been incarcerated since November. As was expected, there was no such empathy from Brinkley today, as she reportedly simply scheduled another hearing for June and dismissed any pleas for Meek's release on bail. Mill, 30, has been in prison since November for a parole violation, on charges that stem from 2008.

Spokesman Ben Waxman explained that the prosecutor's office made a decision to the granting of a new trial "because of the questions regarding credibility of this arresting officer" The officer is one of the police officers that the prosecutor's office has been sought to keep the stand off in many cases across the town due of credibility concerns. It stated that the rapper deserves another trial after it was revealed that Reginald Graham, the officer who arrested Mill in his 2007, is part of a "do not call" list that highlights corrupt police officers.

McMonagle said the district attorney's office "has shown a lot of integrity".




Mill's incarceration is getting a important cause celebre, with celebrities that provide their support and jail visits from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.

Among supporters in the crowd was Mill's 6-year-old son who Fox 29 Philadelphia quoted as saying, "I miss my dad very much".

Judge Genece Brinkley was met with swift backlash and even became the subject of an FBI investigation after allegations arose of her having personal motives for Mill's cruel sentencing.

Meek Mill wasn't present for the court hearing on Monday.



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