Nicki Minaj is known for her versatility as an artist, her sharp lyrics, and her animated rapping flow. No matter how popular Nicki is, she always loved her father. Unfortunately, she lost her father in 2021. Now, Nicki’s father’s killer was sentenced to one year behind bars.

The driver who killed Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, in a hit-and-run, was recently sentenced to prison. After pleading guilty to two felony charges of leaving the scene of an incident without reporting and tampering with physical evidence, Charles Polevich was sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday.

According to TMZ, his driver’s license will be suspended for six months, and he will be fined $5,000. Polevich faced up to seven years in prison. However, Judge Howard Sturim followed through on his commitment to sentence him to no more than one year.

Nicki’s father died at the age of 64 after being hit in a hit-and-run accident while walking on Long Island in February 2021. Cops reported at the time that the driver fled the scene.

Polevich also reportedly attempted to hide the car in a detached garage at his place. Robert was taken to the hospital in severe condition and died as a result of his injuries. On her website, Nicki ultimately opened up about the incident, saying, “I can say it has been the most devastating loss of my life.”

Let’s see if Nicki says anything about it in the future. We will keep you updated on this sad story. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Thirsty.

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Shivangini Rawat

Shivangini is a law student with a passion for writing and music. She writes for Thirstyfornews and enjoys cooking, baking, and playing various instruments. In her free time, she watches movies, TV shows, and anime, with a love for bands like Alcest and Scorpions.

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