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Nicki Minaj’s husband arrested for failing to register as a Sex Offender



American rapper Nicki Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Petty has been arrested by U.S. Marshals on an indictment for failing to register as a sex offender according to TMZ.

Kenneth Petty was in federal custody Wednesday after he turned himself into the Marshals.

Beverly Hills Police Department made a traffic stop on November 15 and determined Petty was a registered sex offender in New York state but had not registered in California as required.


He was arrested and released on a $20,000 bond. The L.A. County D.A. charged him for failing to register as a sex offender.

It appears he still didn’t check in after that because now the feds are in on the case. He was indicted in federal court for the same thing … failing to register.

Kenneth’s rap sheet includes a 1995 conviction for first-degree attempted rape. He served almost 4 years in NY state prison for the crime and was required to register as a sex offender.

If convicted on the federal charge for failure to register, Kenneth faces up to 10 years in prison.


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Nicki Minaj, 36, became Mrs Petty after her marriage to Kenneth Petty, 41, on Monday, October 21, 2019.

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