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(AllHipHop News) The actions of a Philadelphia police officer in a previous case could help rapper Meek Mill in his current lawsuit against the city.
Meek Mill filed a lawsuit against the city in January, claiming he was illegally detained by Officers Andre Boyer and Michael Vargas, under Philadelphia’s “Stop and Frisk” laws.
The rapper, born Robert Williams, claims the October 31 arrest was illegal and caused him to lose a deposit on a private jet, as well as income from a show.
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a 2008 report produced by an internal police investigation, Officer Andre Boyer has repeatedly falsified official documents in the past.
“It will have an effect on the case,” Meek Mill’s lawyer Dennis Cogan said. “We’re talking about institutional indifference.”
In a separate 2012 case, a Common…
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