Mystikal Will Remain in Jail After Judge Denies Request to Reduce $3 Million Bond
It doesn't look like Mystikal will be getting out of jail anytime soon. After a judge denied his request to have his bail reduced from $3 million to $500,000, it appears that the rapper will be forced to await his trial on rape and kidnapping charges in a Louisiana jail.
According to KSLA, Mystikal appeared before Caddo Parish Judge Romana Emanuel today (Oct. 5) to request that his bond be reduced by a third, which she readily denied. Mystikal has been awaiting trial for the last year at Caddo Correctional facility, where he remains on charges stemming from an alleged assault that took place in October 2016 at a casino in Shreveport, La.
Mystikal has previously pleaded not guilty to the charges of first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping. The unnamed woman accused both Mystikal, born Michael Tyler Henry, and another man, Averweone Darnell Holman, of raping her. Holman faces the same charges.
A third individual, a woman named Tenichia Monieck Wafford, has also been charged with obstruction of justice in relation to the alleged assault for reportedly trying to convince the woman to retract her story.
Mystikal's last good news was in November of 2017, when he secured attorney Timothy Yazbek to take his case. He's due in court again on Oct. 25 for his next hearing.
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