In December 2015, Jelani Maraj was arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl several times between April and November 2015. In March, the case was sent to s grad jury and they’ve decided there is enough evidence to charge Maraj with felony predatory sexual assault against a child as well as felony sexual conduct against a child under age 13, sexual conduct against a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
Maraj was arraigned in New York on April 19. He pled not guilty, and is free on $100,000 cash or bond, from his original arrest in December. We will keep you updated as this story develops.