MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Rapper Nicki Minaj’s mom, Carol Maraj, has filed a $150 million lawsuit towards the person who’s accused of killing Minaj’s father in a hit-and-run crash final month, an lawyer for Maraj mentioned.
Charles Polevich, 70, is accused of putting Robert Maraj, 64, on Lengthy Island on Feb. 12 after which driving off with out calling 911. Maraj died at a hospital the following day.
Polevich was on costs of leaving the scene of an incident and tampering with bodily proof. He pleaded not responsible and was freed on bail and ordered to not go away New York state.
Newsday that Carol Maraj’s lawsuit, filed in Nassau County state Supreme Courtroom earlier this month, claims that Polevich was negligent, reckless and careless when he hit Maraj together with his automotive and allegedly left him on the scene.
“He was not solely irresponsible and negligent, however extra involved about working away and hiding than searching for assist,” Benjamin Crump, one of many attorneys representing Carol Maraj, mentioned in an
A phone message was left Sunday with Polevich’s lawyer, listed in on-line courtroom information as Marc Gann of Mineola.
Nicki Minaj, who was born Onika Tanya Maraj, has not made any public assertion on her father’s dying.
Carol Maraj, the sufferer’s estranged spouse, informed Newsday final month that she was “very, very, very glad” about Polevich’s arrest and mentioned all of Maraj’s youngsters “are happy” that the alleged perpetrator was caught.