rapper Lil Wayne indicted in Florida …

American rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday with possession of a firearm in an incident last year. Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, whose real name is, faces up to 10 years in prison.

The “Lollipop” performer was found in possession of a weapon and ammunition during a police search of a private jet in December 2019, according to a Miami federal court document.

He was convicted over ten years ago on a separate gun charge. However, American law prohibits convicted persons from possessing weapons.

Gold plated pistol

According to the Miami Herald, Lil Wayne admitted that the gold-plated pistol found in his luggage was his own. The weapon was reportedly given to him as a gift for Father’s Day.

According to the daily, the police also found several drugs including cocaine, ecstasy, heroin and more than $ 25,000 in cash in his luggage. The rapper is due in court in Miami on December 11.

Awarded five times at the Grammy Awards, Lil Wayne appeared a few days before the US presidential election alongside outgoing US President Donald Trump all smiles.

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