6ix9ine: Rapper faces jail and intercourse offender registry (News)


Tekashi 6ix9ine

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Tekashi 6ix9ine may face jail time for the sexual exploitation of a kid, in addition to new assault prices.

The Manhattan District Lawyer’s workplace claims the rapper violated his 2015 plea deal by re-offending twice.

It has been beneficial that the 22-year-old be tried as an grownup and sentenced to as much as three years in jail.

The workplace has additionally requested for him to be registered below the Sexual Offender Registration Act, in line with paperwork seen by Newsbeat.

6ix9ine, actual identify Daniel Hernandez, initially pleaded responsible in October 2015 to utilizing a baby in a sexual efficiency when he was 18.

In a video, posted on-line, a 13-year-old woman was seen participating in oral intercourse whereas Tekashi stood behind her.

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The Manhattan District Lawyer’s Workplace has beneficial the rapper be sentenced to an ‘indeterminate time’ of 1 to a few years

Beneath the circumstances of a plea deal over the unique crime he agreed to not commit one other offence for 2 years in order that he would not must register as a intercourse offender.

Nevertheless, if he breached that plea deal he was informed he may resist three years in jail.

The hip hop star has since been arrested twice for allegedly choking a 16-year-old in a procuring centre in Houston earlier this 12 months.

In Could he was additionally arrested for driving and not using a licence, assaulting a police officer and obstructing governmental administration.

Assistant District Lawyer Sara Weiss claims he violated the phrases by getting arrested on additional prices and utilizing social media “to advertise a tradition of violence and glorify gang exercise”.

“[These crimes] severely compromise his prospects for rehabilitation,” she wrote in a letter to the choose.

She additionally said that the star’s behaviour undermines any argument that he ought to be “relieved” of a prison document and beneficial grownup sentencing, though committing the sexual offence at 18 makes him eligible for “youthful offender remedy”.

6ix9ine is thought for his unconventional look, controversial actions and authorized points.

He rose to fame in 2017 with the discharge of his debut single Gummo, which peaked at quantity 12 on the US Billboard Sizzling 100 chart, and launched a track with Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz final month.

Sentencing for the rapper’s case has been adjourned till 2 October.

Newsbeat has contact 6ix9ine’s representatives for remark, however they have not responded.

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