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Accusations of rape leads to the Arrest of Rapper Mystikal

New Orleans rapper Mystikal arrested for rape will stay in jail; judge denies bond. The rapper, previously convicted for sexual assault, is charged with first-degree rape, false imprisonment and other charges.

Michael “Mystikal” Tyler was taken into custody by Ascension Parish Sheriff’s near Donaldsonville, Louisiana, a suburban area outside of Baton Rouge, according to The Advocate. They apprehended the rapper after speaking with a sexual assault victim at a nearby hospital late Saturday night.

In a bond hearing Tuesday afternoon, an Ascension Parish judge determined Tyler will be held without a bond. The rapper shook his head in disagreement often during the hearing, especially as a detective described the alleged rape.

“We’re extremely disappointed that the judge decided he needed to hold Mr. Tyler without bond,” said Roy Maughan, Tyler’s attorney.

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The victim said she began looking all over Tyler’s home for the missing money, hoping it would calm him down. During the search, she told deputies she stumbled upon a “crystalline substance” in a drawer, which investigators believe may have been meth.

Tyler has been convicted of sex crimes stemming from financial issues in the past. In 2003, the Louisiana native was arrested over a 2002 incident in which he forced his hairstylist to perform sex acts on him and two of his bodyguards in his then-Baton Rouge apartment after he accused her of stealing money from him.

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