On November 4, 2020, a judge ruled to convict Tekashi 6ix9ine’s kidnapper Anthony Ellison to 24 years in prison. The ruling also came for his involvement as a leader in major gang activities.
The U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer gave the ruling on Wednesday. The accused, aged 33 currently, is now locked up at a federal facility in Manhattan.
The kidnapping incident took place in July 2018 and Ellison led a gang of members that carried out the crime. The convict has also been accused of the violent slashing of another person’s face. The two-hour court session culminated in the judge ruling against the defendant. Judge Engelmayer even went on to call out the attacker as “cruel and vicious.”
Details On The 2018 Kidnapping Incident:
Reportedly, Anthony Ellison was the leader of the gang ‘Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.’ This group was held responsible for the kidnapping case against Tekashi 6ix9ine. During the court proceedings, Ellison told the judge: “I’m not an angel but, I’m not a monster. I do have faults. I am human.”
Although Tekashi 6ix9ine has admitted that he was involved with the gang earlier, this one was a violent attack against him. In July 2018, the convicted Ellison and another assailant ambushed the rapper at gunpoint.
Following this, Tekashi has driven around in a stolen car and beaten as well. After a few hours, the ‘GOOBA’ singer was taken to his home where his jewellery was stolen from him. Finally, he was taken a few blocks away, and he was released.
A few years ago, Tekashi 6ix9ine was involved in a shooting incident with the same gang. And earlier this year in April, he began the final four months of his 2-year prison sentence with home confinement.
As this saga finally comes to a close with the conviction of Tekashi’s kidnapper, you can stay locked on to indigomusic.com for any more of the latest news on the rapper.
By: Aatira Kakroo