Out of Jail in Rape Case
… Posts $three Million Bond
2/12/2019 2:40 PM PST
Mystikal‘s getting a style of freedom … after spending 18 months behind bars on rape prices, he is lastly posted a really hefty bond … TMZ has discovered.
Mystikal’s attorneys inform us the rapper was capable of scrape collectively $three million for the bond … securing his launch from a Louisiana jail. We’re advised the cash got here from an advance for a brand new recording deal, and funds raised by Mystikal’s household and good friend.
TMZ broke the story … Mystikal — actual title Michael Tyler — was ironing out the last particulars final month. He’d been behind bars since August 2017 when he was booked for first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping.
Mystikal’s legal professional, Tim Yazbeck, tells TMZ … “It has been a very long time coming for Mike, however now he can get again to being the artist he’s, doing what he loves, and seeing his youngsters once more.”
The rapper’s now free till his pending trial in Might.
Mystikal’s different authorized eagle, Joel Pearce, tells TMZ … they’re assured of their case. Pearce mentioned, “Primarily based on all the proof we’ve got, we strongly consider that an amicable decision is just not solely attainable however possible as an final result on this case and that Michael Tyler won’t ever be made to return to jail for against the law he did not commit.”