Kenneth Petty, the husband of award winning recording artiste, Nicki Minaj has been sentenced after pleading guilty to failing to register as a s3x offender in the state of California in 2020.
During a hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Petty was sentenced to three years probation and a year of in-home detention, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He was also ordered to pay a $55,000 fine.
In June, federal prosecutors initially wanted to sentence Petty to over a year in jail for failing to register as a sex offender, according to court documents.
Along with the probation and home detention he now faces, Petty will also have to pay a $55,000 fine.
“Having previously been convicted of attempted rape, defendant knowingly failed to register as a s3x offender upon moving to California,” prosecutors said.
In August 2021, Petty’s alleged rape victim, Jennifer Hough, filed a lawsuit against the rapper’s husband Petty and Minaj, 39; in which she accused the pair of attempting to intimidate her into recanting her rape accusation.
Here is a video of Petty’s victim speaking out on the television program, ‘The Real’.
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