Grand Jury Indicts Mystikal on Charges of Rape and Kidnapping

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New Orleans rapper Michael “Mystikal” Tyler has been indicted on charges of rape and kidnapping in an alleged 2016 incident.

The rapper has been charged with first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping, with a bond set at $3 million, according to KSLA-TV.

The alleged assault took place Oct. 22 at a Shreveport, La., casino.

Another person, Averweone Darnell Holman, 26, of Shreveport, is also being held on $3 million bond on charges of first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping. Tenichia Monieck Wafford, who allegedly threatened the victim into not talking, is being held on a $500,000 bond and has been charged with obstruction of justice.

Tyler previously served six years in jail for sexual assault and extortion after a 2003 conviction. He was released in 2010.

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